elevated MAIhg December 13, 1932 – June 20, 2022
elevated MAIhg Funeral Mass – Chapel of St. Joseph (within the Funeral Home)
Monday June 27, 2022 at 1:30pm
elevated MAIhg Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6
elevated MAIhg Entombment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON, L3T 2C7
elevated MAIhg Obituary
elevated MAIhg Steven Istvan Varfi
elevated MAIhg Steven was born in Baja Hungary to Endre and Maria Varfi, where they operated a bakery, cafe and hotel. In 1955 he married his true love Gabriella Laczko. In 1956 they gave birth to their only child, a daughter, Ildiko. The 1956 Hungarian revolution sent both Steve and Gabriella into separate intern camps eventually reuniting and coming to Canada as refugees where he made a new home. Steven took night classes and worked at several different jobs until he landed a position at the Toronto Star. He retired after 25 years of service. Steven had a true love for all sports, swimming, expert water polo player, and went to several Olympic Games bringing his Grandson Eric along. He was also an avid stamp collector…possessing many rare stamps which he took pride in. He loved his trips to Mexico, bringing his daughter along which created good memories. He leaves behind his wife Gabriella, daughter Ildi [Frank] grandson Eric Lubertino [Sarai] and Great grandson Cristian.
elevated MAIhg Thank-you to the doctors and nurses at North York Hospital for their Care.