JUROSZEK, JosephPosted: April 5th, 2017
JOSEPH JUROSZEK, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Anna Juroszek, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at the age of 80 years.
Besides his loving wife of 54 years, he is the devoted father of Gerry (Rick) Van Luyk, Renita (Dwight) Versteeg, John (Laura) Juroszek, and Theresa (Laurence) Ell, and grandchildren Dixon Van Luyk, Kurtis, Brett and Lindsay Versteeg, Joel Juroszek, Nicole and Dillan Ell. He is also survived by one sister, Stanislawa in Poland. He was predeceased by his parents and 8 siblings in Poland.
Joseph was born in Istebna, Poland February 18th, 1937. He and Anna immigrated to Canada in November 1963 to seek a better life. He became a journeyman insulator and worked in various locations throughout Alberta. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and family get- togethers. We will remember him for his kind-hearted nature and good sense of humor.
Joseph was extremely proud of his children and grandchildren. As a family we created wonderful memories that we will cherish forever. We were blessed to have him in our lives and he will be dearly missed. Until we meet again Dad.
A Prayer Vigil will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. with Alice Takacs officiating.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge, AB, on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Lukas Drapal celebrating.
Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
For those who wish, memorial donations may be made in Joseph’s name to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB, T2E 6Z3.
To send a condolence, please visit www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com