elevated 5wsDp January 23, 1925 – October 7, 2018

elevated 5wsDp Visitation
Thursday October 11, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm

elevated 5wsDp Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated 5wsDp Funeral Mass
Friday October 12, 2018 at 11:30am                                   

elevated 5wsDp Chapel of St. Joseph – Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

elevated 5wsDp Reception
Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home – Following the Mass in Hall #2

elevated 5wsDp George (Jurek/Jorge) Jarzabek

elevated 5wsDp January 23, 1925 – October 7, 2018

elevated 5wsDp George’s long and adventurous 93 year journey reached its end as he answered the call of the wild on October 7, 2018, one short month after his beloved sister, Halina, passed. George was a devoted and adored husband to Clara, father to Wanda, Jorge and Carmen, father in-law to Terry, Natalie and Peter, grandfather to Victoria, Michelle, Miguel and Isabel, uncle and brother in-law to many grieving relatives in Poland and Spain.

elevated 5wsDp In his lifetime, George lived in 5 countries and spoke 5 languages fluently. The places he called home were Poland, Spain and Canada, he deeply loved all three. He was a life long learner who held a master’s degree in economics and read textbooks and encyclopedia’s for fun.  He worked as a civil servant, combining his dedication to civic duty and love of nature and mathematics in a long career as a Manager of Financial Methods in the Ministry of Natural Resources.

elevated 5wsDp George, was a thinker and a tinkerer, a music and art lover, an intellectual and a goofball all wrapped up in one lovable package that inspired us all. He will be greatly missed and we will cherish the thousands of wonderful memories left, indelibly, in our hearts.

elevated 5wsDp “A limb has fallen from the family tree that says grieve not for me,
remember the best times, the laughter, the song

elevated 5wsDp the good life I lived while I was strong.”

elevated 5wsDp The family will receive friends at the Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home 211 Langstaff Road (Bayview and 407) from 5-8pm Thursday, October 11. A Mass of Christian burial will take place within the funeral home in the Chapel of St. Joseph on Friday, October 12 at 11:30am. The final rite of committal and interment will take place at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, family only, while guests have lunch in the reception room.

elevated 5wsDp In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Toronto Humane Society, the Canadian Red Cross, Canadian Parks & Recreation Society.