Posted: September 12th, 2020


IGNACY ZELECHOWSKI, beloved husband of the late Stanislava Zelechowski, of Lethbridge, passed away at home on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at the age of 81 years.

Stella, his beloved wife of over 50 years, preceded him in death. He is the dear father of Dorothy (Shayne) Ritter and Margaret (Greg) Krzyzanski. A loving grandfather of Matthew (Lauren), Megan, Adam and Brady, and a great-grandfather of Maverick.

Ignacy was born in Poland just before the start of WWII, where he worked as a tailor and in the mine. In 1978, he gave up his dream of owning his own tailor shop and moved with his family to Canada to start a new life. He worked hard his whole life and devoted his time to his family, gardening and renovating. He enjoyed large family gatherings and parties with friends.

He will be cherished in our hearts forever for his unfailing kindness, and his quirky sense of humour. His pleasant ways touched everyone who knew him.

A Prayer Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 St. S, Lethbridge, AB on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7:00 PM.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604 – 13 St. S, Lethbridge, AB on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM with Father Derek Remus celebrating.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, kindly RSVP your attendance for either service to Cornerstone at 403-381-7777 or care@cornerstonefh.ca. Seating will be limited to 90 guests. Facemasks are mandatory and will be available upon entry.

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