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Filipek, Velda (née Velda Wladyslawa) (Died on 8 Feb 2012)
appeared in Oakville Beaver, 22 Feb 2012, p. 23

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FILIPEK, Velda (Wladyslawa) It is with sadness we announce the passing of our mother and g r a n d m o t h e r, o n W e d n e s d a y, February 8th, 2012, at Maple Villa, Burlington, Ontario. She would have celebrated her 89th year in April. She is predeceased by her loving husband Joseph (1974) and her infant son Chester (1947), also brothers Joseph, Benedyk, Edward and sister Zosia Korzeniowski. Loving mother of Lorraine Koson (Burlington) and grandmother to Richard (Michelle) Koson and Krystine Koson. Left are her great g r a n d c h i l d r e n K a y l a , Ta y l o r, Zachary, Georgia and Nathan Koson. Nephew John (Claire) Korzeniowski (London, England). She will also be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews in England and Poland. Born and raised in Poland. Immigrated in 1939, where she met and married her soul mate, Joseph F i l i p e k . S e t t l i n g i n W i n d s o r, Ontario, establishing their home and life until 1963, when they moved to Oakville. Velda was very active in the Polish community, both in Windsor and in Oakville. She was always available to help out with charity functions. Special thanks to staff and nurses at Maple Villa, also the care givers who gave exceptional care. Velda was a lady of high values and strong commitments, always available to help family and friends. Cremation has taken place, no visitation. A Funeral Mass was held on February 21st, 2012, at 1pm at St Patrick's Parish (196 Kenwood Ave, Burlington, Ontario). In lieu of flowers, it was Velda's wish to begin a college trust fund for her loved great grandchildren, further information is available from BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 1010 Botanical Drive, BURLINGTON (905.527.0405) and at www.baygardens.ca.

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22 Feb 2012
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8 Feb 2012
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
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Filipek, Velda (née Velda Wladyslawa) (Died on 8 Feb 2012)