Obituary for Jadwiga Chojko-Bolec
Sadly the family announces the passing Jadwiga Chojko-Bolec 97, peacefully on Wednesday November 8, 2017 at the Emo Health Centre with her family by her side.
Jadwiga was born in Poland on January 28, 1920. After escaping Poland during World War II, she immigrated with her family to Canada in December 1951, living for a short time in Hull, Quebec and Chatham, Ontario before settling in Arbor Vitae where she raised her family and worked hard on the farm.
Jadwiga always enjoyed being outdoors. In her garden, vegetables and flowers gave her pleasure, spending hours weeding. In her chicken coup she took pride in unusual chicken breeds and peacocks.
She also loved her family; helping out any way she could supporting her children George, Mirek, Mark and Janni ; in later years taking pride, in the accomplishments of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She instilled the Polish culture in the family through traditional foods, language and holiday gatherings.
She will be lovingly remembered by her children George (Ellen), Mirek (April), Mark (Cindy), Janni (Harald) Rosenfeld, 9 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband Tadeusz in 1987, an infant son, her parents and sister in Poland.
Funeral Mass will be held on Monday November 13, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of The Way Catholic Church, Pinewood, Ontario. Interment will take place in Our Lady of the Way Catholic Cemetery at a later date.
Pall Bearers will be Clifton Chojko-Bolec, Nadine Gerula, Cora Chojko-Bolec, Kris Chojko-Bolec, Tyrel Chojko-Bolec, Everett Chojko-Bolec. Honorary Pall Bearers will be her great grandchildren.
If desired memorial donations may be made to the Emo Hospital Auxillary (Long Term Care) c/o Northridge Funeral Home, Box 89, Emo, Ontario, P0W 1E0.
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Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jadwiga
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