elevated vAnDv March 14, 1935 – August 8, 2023

elevated vAnDv Funeral Mass
Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 1:30 pm
Chapel of St. Joseph at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 3Z6

elevated vAnDv Please note that there will be no visitation and attendance for the mass is just for the immediate family. Feel free to view the mass on our live stream. Thank you.

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elevated vAnDv Obituary

elevated vAnDv It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bronisław Bilicz. God called onto Bronisław on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, and he passed away peacefully with his loved ones by his side at Markham Stouffville Hospital.

elevated vAnDv Beloved Husband of Jadwiga. Loving Father of Mary (Frank), Helen (Carl) and Irene. Adored Dziadziu of Steven (Amanda), Carla (Andre), Peter (Rebecca), the late; Tracey, Nicole (Eamon) and Mark (Allie). Cherished Pradziadziu of Ryan, Tyler, Patrick, Owen, Marlowe, Quinn, Aniela, Weston, Rowyn and Colton. Devoted Brother of John and Stanley. Loving Uncle of Walter, Eddie, Lynda, Donna, the late; Cecilia, the late; Ewa, John and Betty. Predeceased by his Beloved Parents Joseph and Franciszka and brothers Walter, Frank and his sister Mary.

elevated vAnDv Bronisław was born in Małowody, Poland, March 14, 1935. After WWII, in 1944, the family was moved to Germany. In 1950, Bronisław immigrated to Canada with his family.

elevated vAnDv A lifelong learner, Bronisław continued his education in Canada by enrolling in night school classes to learn English, Ryerson University followed by a Diploma in Radio, Television and Allied Electronics.

elevated vAnDv Bronisław and Jadwiga were married on July 20, 1957. Sixty-six years of wedded bliss and blessed with three daughters, they were a happy and loving family. 

elevated vAnDv His exceptional technical, mechanical, electrical and business skills were sought-after worldwide and also in Canada and most noteworthy around Toronto where his talents and skills were utilized in the building of landmarks such as the CN Tower, Tim Horton’s and other notable locations such as Canada’s Wonderland.

elevated vAnDv With dedicated commitment, Bronisław maintained a beautiful home in Toronto and also built a charming cottage, both an extension of his longing for beauty, joy and affection. Many moments of togetherness with his family encompassed much fun and laughter, cherished meals and comforting camp fires. 

elevated vAnDv Active and dedicated parishioners of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish Church, Bronisław and Jadwiga raised their daughters with deep religious conviction, and were involved in many family and community Church events. For many decades, Bronisław contributed to the upkeep and maintenance of the Church with his generous contributions of maintaining and improving upon its electrical and audio systems.

elevated vAnDv Bronisław and Jadwiga’s engagement in the Polish community led to the formation of enduring friendships, allowing them to fully embrace traditional Polish culture. 

elevated vAnDv Bronisław’s love of music crossed all decades and genres. Music was always around him. Due to his keen interest with photography and videography, Bronisław was consistently present to capture memorable occasions.

elevated vAnDv His essence, bright blue eyes and captivating smile would always light up a room whereever he went. 

elevated vAnDv Bronisław was always very appreciative of the excellent care and support that he received from the staff at Markham Stouffville Hospital. His family is also very grateful and appreciative of the care and support that he received and they thank everyone. 

elevated vAnDv He will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by his immediate and extended family, friends, co-workers, and acquaintances.

elevated vAnDv We all miss you and we all love you. You will always be in our hearts. 

elevated vAnDv God Bless You.

elevated vAnDv In loving memory of Bronisław Bilicz donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Click here to donate.