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Natalie Elizabeth Pinch

Natalie Elizabeth Pinch passed away peacefullyat her home in North Vancouver on Dec. 25, 2007, after a shortcourageous battle with cancer with her partner, parents, and youngestbrother at her side. She was 47.
She was the much loved partner of Bahman Fattahi. She was thebeloved daughter of Dr. Franklin and Judith Pinch of Kingston,and the cherished sister of Bradley (Beth) Pinch of Winchester,Blaine (Brenda) Pinch of Ottawa, and Gregory Pinch of Vancouver.Natalie will also be sadly missed by nieces Natasha, Amanda, andSteffanie, and nephews Christopher and Dayle. She also leavesbehind aunts, uncles, and many cousins in Nova Scotia, Ontario,and British Columbia who will miss her dearly.
Natalie worked for CIBC for nearly a decade and after obtaininga Master’s of Social Work degree from Carleton University, workedin both Ottawa and Vancouver with disadvantaged women, assistedCommunity Living, Supported Childcare and, most recently, CommunityLiving BC. She was an extremely dedicated, talented, and highlyregarded social worker, who was also active in supporting andcontributing to the well-being of under-privileged women and otherdisadvantaged groups and individuals. Her contributions made ahuge difference in the lives of many people. Every person whomet Natalie was struck by her kindness, openness, and her unconditionalacceptance and love.
She will continue to live in the hearts of all those who lovedher throughout her life.
A celebration of Natalie’s life will be held at the Trinity Church,1099 Maitland Ave. in Ottawa on Jan. 19, from 5 to 7 pm. For moreinformation please call Brad Pinch at 613-774-4770.
As per Natalie’s wishes there was no funeral held. Her remainswere cremated in Vancouver and her ashes given back to the earthin her favourite places around BC.
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