Posted: October 27th, 2015


Mary Gajdostik

1923 – 2015

Mrs. Mary Gajdostik passed away peacefully October 22, 2015. She was predeceased by her husband Frank Gajdostik, parents Michael and Elizabeth Prus, sisters’ Elizabeth Tomcala, Ann Hrycoy, Margaret McMillan, brothers Karl Prus and Albin Prus. Mary is survived by her daughters Marian and Vera and sons Tony and Frank. Mary was blessed with nine grandchildren and twelve precious great grandchildren. She is also survived by Zita (Frank) Tinordi, godchildren Anne, Mary Jane, Frank and many nieces and nephews.

Mary at her husband’s side farmed in the Coaldale area and retired in 1985. Mary took pleasure in culinary delights and welcomed anyone who came to her table. Mary took pleasure in farm life including her fantastic garden, but her greatest enjoyment and happiest times were the presence of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mary also was proud to be a chartered member of the Coaldale CWL at St. Ambrose parish.

The family is extending its sincere thanks to the nurses, care attendants, support staff and management at St Michael’s Covenant Care as well as Good Samaritans. In her remaining time she received attentive care with love and dignity. All the staff of these facilities are very special people who are indispensable and are extremely appreciated by the family. A special thank you to all the doctors especially Dr. Tupper who worked hard at making Mary comfortable for nearly a decade.

Mary’s energy, determination unrelenting spirit, encouragement and sense of humor will be greatly missed by the family. She was a beautiful example of how to live a meaningful life and we were very blessed to have her in our lives for so long.

Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at 7:00pm on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4th Street South, Lethbridge.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00pm on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405-12 Avenue S. Lethbridge with Father Lukas Drapal celebrant. Interment will be held at Mountain View Cemetery after mass with lunch to follow with family and friends in Assumption Hall, adjacent to Assumption Church.

Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Sandra Regier of Martin Brothers.

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