TRISKA AnniePosted: May 15th, 2013
MRS. ANNIE HELEN TRISKA, beloved wife of the late Joseph Triska, passed away from complications following surgery, surrounded by her family on May 11, 2013 at the Chinook Regional Hospital.
Annie was born in Lipov, Czechoslovakia on October 1, 1923. She immigrated to Canada when she was 5 years old, with her mother Agnes and sister Jennie to reunite with their father George Tomsic.
She lived her entire life in the Coaldale area. Annie married Joseph Triska, and together they had 5 children.
Annie is survived by her children, Albert (Bev Bahler), Jean Virginillo, Faye Richardson and Donna (Don) Randall, 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, sisters-in-law Gail Tomsic, Anne Triska, Elsie Sawcyn, brothers-in-law Sig Kitagawa and Mike Sawcyn, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Annie was predeceased by her husband, Joe, daughter Marion, parents Agnes and George Tomsic, sisters Agnes Kitagawa and Jennie Svrsek, brother George Tomsic, daughter-in-law Patricia Triska, and son-in-law Nicholas (Junior) Virginillo.
A special thanks to all of Annie’s friends who have spent time with her over many years of friendship, and also a special thanks to her long time doctor, Dr. V.J. Luykenaar.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Visitation at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M.
A Celebration of Annie’s Life will be held at the COALDALE SENIOR’S CENTRE, 1806 – 21 Avenue, Coaldale, on Friday, May 17, 2013 at 2:00 P.M.
A Private family interment was held prior to the Celebration of Life.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Annie’s name may be made to the Coaldale Senior’s Citizens Centre – 1806 21 Avenue, Coaldale, AB T1M 1E9 or charity of your choice.
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Our most heartfelt condolences for your loss. John 3:16 promises everlasting life through God’s beloved son, Jesus Christ…the hope of seeing again those who we have lost in death, and the hope of never having to part from them ever again.