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Maria Bizon



On March 11, 2013 Maria Bizon of Edmonton (formerly Calgary and Poland) passed away at the age of 99 years, surrounded by her loving family.

Maria will be dearly missed by her children: Irena of Poland, Alicja Chandra of Edmonton, Kazimierz (Ewa) of Poland and Aleksandra of Edmonton, her grandchildren: Chris (Renée) Chandra, Mark (Anna) Chandra, Paweł (Anna) Bizoń, Małgorzata (Mariusz) Maziarz, Urszula Wrzosek as well as her thirteen great grandchildren – six in Canada and seven in Poland. The youngest great granddaughter Evelyn was born just 3 weeks ago.

Maria has left behind her sister Elżbieta Paśko in Poland, her numerous nieces and nephews in Poland and Canada including her God daughter Maria (Zygmunt) Cynar and God son Eugene (Annette) Kujda of Edmonton. She will now join her husband Władysław and their dear son Eugeniusz in heaven. She was also predeceased by her younger brother Józef Baran and his wife Helena in Poland and her other three siblings who died at a very young age.

Maria’s long life of hard work and many life struggles was filled with love and sacrifice which will not be forgotten. She was a great mother and grandmother. Her strong faith and joy of life has always kept the family together, through any life difficulties. She was also well known for her passion for gardening that drew high regard from neighbours wherever she lived.

Prayer Service will be held at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 – 114 Street, Edmonton on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 6:00 PM. Reverend Roman Majek will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, March 15, 2013, 10:00 AM at Our Lady Queen of Poland Church, 99 Street and 83 Avenue, Edmonton. Interment to follow at St. Anthony’s Cemetery, 106 Street and 53 Avenue, Edmonton. The family would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Sandy Koe and Cori Paul of Good Samaritan Seniors’ Clinic as well as to the staff of Unit 9Y at Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre for their tender care and compassion during her last days of life.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Covenant Health, c/o Caritas Hospitals Foundation, 3C60 – 11111 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5K 0L4.

In Loving Memory of
Maria Bizon
(Maiden: Walczyk)
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Prayer Service:
Thursday, March 14, 2013
6:00 PM
Downtown Chapel
10011 - 114 Street
Edmonton, AB
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Funeral Service:
Mass of Christian Burial
Friday, March 15, 2013
10:00 AM
Our Lady Queen of Poland
9906 - 83 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB
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St. Anthony Cemetery
106 Street & 53 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
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