Mary Korol quietly passed away at the age of 93 on November 13, 2012, at Vernon, BC. Born near St. Paul, AB, on February 1, 1919, she resided in Edmonton until 1997 when she moved to Vernon to be closer to family. She was predeceased by her husband, Makar, in 1985.
Mary leaves her son Norm and his wife Melanie. Baba will be fondly remembered by her three grandsons and their kind and caring wives, Kelly (Catherine), Ken (Nima) and Kevin (Ronnie). She also leaves eight great- grandchildren, Kris, Ben, Dawson, Hunter, Jordan, Molly, Brynn and baby Chahanna. Mary is survived by her sister, Jenny Mackewich of Russia, nephew, John (Lorraine) Korol, nieces Olga (Ed) Ryziuk and Pat (Marty) Shurek, sister-in-law, Mary Onyschuk and her son Willy, all of Edmonton. Predeceased by two brothers and one sister, niece, Patsy (Walter) Dawidziak and nephew, Andrew (Liz, dec.).
Mary will be remembered for her lifetime of hard work and as a spirited and determined person who was always willing to help others. She loved her years at the Calder Seniors Center and was proud to serve as its President. Interment to take place at Edmonton on a later date. Cremation arrangements were in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155.