elevated MMFda March 4, 1925 ~ July 21, 2023

elevated MMFda Visitation
Wednesday, July 26, 2023 from 10:00 – 11:45 am

elevated MMFda Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated MMFda Funeral Service
Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at 12:00 pm                                   

elevated MMFda Chapel of St. Joseph – Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

elevated MMFda Interment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON, L3T 2C7

elevated MMFda Section: 16

elevated MMFda Obituary

elevated MMFda It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Genowefa Izdebski, at the age of 98 on Friday July 21, 2023 in Midland, Ontario.

elevated MMFda Genowefa is survived by her daughter Barbara Patterson, grandchildren Allyson   Patterson and Brian Izdebski; sister Wanda Matyszczuk (Walter)

elevated MMFda Genowefa was predeceased by her son Zbigniew Ben Izdebski (Maria); parents Zofia (Kogut) and Stanislaw Chlon; sisters Stasia (Stanislaw) Fudala and Katarzyna; brothers Edward, Kazimierz (Violet), and Walter (Toni).

elevated MMFda Genowefa was a WWII Siberia survivor, taken at the age of 15 along with her parents and brothers and sisters from their home in Wawelowka, Tarnopol, Poland. They were taken to a Komi Oblast in Russia and were put to work in the forests at Gyrkashor. After one and a half years they were freed and travelled to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Iran and Persia. They sailed to Uganda, Africa and remained there for 4 years. From there the family travelled to England to reunite with her 2 brothers that were in the army. She married in England to Boleslaw Izdebski and came to Canada to make her permanent residence.

elevated MMFda Genowefa will forever be remembered by many relatives and friends.

elevated MMFda