ZBRODOFF ElizabethPosted: March 31st, 2016
1925 – 2016
MRS. ELIZABETH ZBRODOFF, beloved wife of the late George Zbrodoff, passed away in Lethbridge on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, at the age of 90 years. Elizabeth was born in the village of Tilipenki, near the city of Vinnytsa, Ukraine on May 2, 1925. At the end of World War II, she met George Zbrodoff in Germany and they married in 1945. In 1949, they immigrated to Canada with their 3 yearold son, Nicolaus and settled in southern Alberta. They had a daughter, Jane, in 1950, created a home base in Lethbridge and rounded out their family with daughter, Betty, in 1962. Elizabeth spent her entire life taking care of her family and aiding her husband while he ran and operated his construction business. Her sole purpose in life was to provide her children with the life and opportunities that had been denied to her in her youth. She was a dedicated wife, mother and “Baba”. Elizabeth is survived by her daughters Jane Zbrodoff (Gordon Logan) of Nashville, Tennessee and Betty Zbrodoff (Don Shackleford) of Lethbridge; and daughter-in-law Adele Zbrodoff of Lethbridge. She was “Baba” to Tracy Zbrodoff (Kam Bullock) of Lethbridge, Scott Zbrodoff of Calgary, John Logan (Sara Stone) of Urbana, IL Bradley Shackleford of Lethbridge and Derek Shackleford (Meipsy) of Ft. McMurray. She was “Great Baba” to Brittany Wichers, Kylie Bullock, Cameron Shackleford and Freya Shackleford. Elizabeth was predeceased by her parents Josif and Anastazyja Maskolenko, her sister Anna, her dearest son Nick Zbrodoff and her treasured granddaughter Cassandra Shackleford. Baba Elizabeth will be loved and missed by all. Friends and family are invited to pay their final respects at 12:15pm on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at ST. AUGUSTINE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411-11 St. S. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at ST. AUGUSTINE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411-11 St. S., Lethbridge, AB. Interment will take place in the Mountain View Cemetery.
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