June 3, 1928 - August 19, 2013
With great sadness we announce the passing of Sandor Hegyi (Papa), age 85, on Monday, August 19th, 2013 at West Country Hearth, Villeneuve, Alberta.
Papa is survived by his wife Margaret of 39 years; his sister Eszter Sos and her daughters Veronique (Jean-Marie) Martinez and Stephanie (Lionel) Savard of France; his sister-in-law Erzsi and her two children Gabor Junior(Anna) and Erzsi of Hungary; his six step-children Linda (Dale) Tillapaugh, Bev (Dave) Halisky, Don (Janice) Tansem, Karen Tansem, Lori (Gino) Paniccia and Diann (Paul) Tansem; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four great-nieces and two great-nephews.
Papa was preceded in death by his parents Sandor and Eszter (Barcza) Hegyi, his brother Gabor, brother-in-law Istvan Sos and nephew-in-law Istvan Hock.
Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 14th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Connelly-McKinley St. Albert Funeral Home, St. Albert with Reverend Edwin Fuellbrandt officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Loseca Foundation, 215-1 Carnegie Drive, St. Albert, AB T8N 5B1 or West Sturgeon Aging in Place Foundation, West Country Hearth, 26504 Sec. Hwy 633, Sturgeon County, Alberta, T8T 1R9.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal on Sept. 7, 2013