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PAULINE (POLLY) ZURBA (published on August 21, 2010)



PAULINE (POLLY) ZURBA (nee PAWLUK) 1918 - 2010 On August 17, 2010 at the Holy Family Nursing Home, Polly passed away peacefully at the age of 92. She was predeceased by her husband of 51 years, Mike in 1986. Polly is survived by her children, Dianna, Wayne (Rachelle), Gary (Betty) and Rick (Karen). She is also survived by her eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Polly was the sixth born of 14 brothers and sisters; she is survived by three sisters, Jean, Elsie (Victor), Sophie (Clarence); two brothers, Bill, Ernie (Phyllis); and her two sisters-in-law, Rose and Bonnie. She was born on May 2, 1918 of Ukrainian decent on a farm in the Melnice district situated between Teulon and Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba. Polly married Mike Zurba in 1934 and raised four children in Winnipeg. She was a wonderful Mother and Baba and will always be cherished. Thanks to the nurses and staff of Holy Family Nursing Home on the St. John's wing for their compassionate care, support and understanding since 1997. Prayers will take place on Tuesday, August 24 at Desjardins Funeral Chapel, 357 DesMeurons Street at 7:00 p.m., viewing will begin at 6:30 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, August 25 at Sts. Peter and Paul's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 400 Marion Street at 10:30 a.m., with burial at All Saints Cemetery and reception at Glen Eden Funeral Home to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 6 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB R3L 0K6. DESJARDINS 233-4949


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