Julianne Kanca

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  • "Dear Diane I used to live up the street from you on..."
    - Sally Ryan Daniels
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    - Namik Kanca
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    - Vicki Kanca
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KANCA Julianne Kanca, of Fairfield, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2009. She was born in Vienna, Austria, and educated at University in Vienna, Austria. She worked as a Triage Medic during World War II and survived Nazi occupation. Julianne married John Kanca, Jr., a Captain in the United States Army in 1947 in Salzburg, Austria. She moved to the United States in 1949. She worked at Micro Etch Company as a chemical engineer for many years. In 1973, she founded Julianne's Wines and Liquors, which is in operation today. She worked until her retirement in 1985. Julianne was a mountain climber, skier, traveler and avid gardener, who loved flowers, parties and most of all, her family. She was a spirited member of the Haru Gari Germanic Club. She was a devout parishioner of Holy Family Church, and recently of St. Catherine's Church in Glen Rock, New Jersey. She is survived by her children Roswitha (Joe Cusick), John (Janet Kanca), Diane (Robert Dwyer), Cheryl (John Sarno), seven grandchildren, two step grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. Mom was special and unique. We love you and miss you Mom. There will never be another like you. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 10 a.m. meeting DIRECTLY at Holy Family Church in Fairfield with burial to follow in Lawncroft Cemetery, Fairfield. Friends may call Tuesday, October 27, 2009 from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 S Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT. To sign an online guest book please visit www.spearmillerfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Connecticut Post from Oct. 26 to Oct. 27, 2009