AKHTAR, Victoria Mary
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May 24, 1939 - February 17, 2013
Born in Karachi, Pakistan on May 24, 1939, Victoria Akhtar passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2013 in St. Albert, Alberta with her loving family by her side. She was 73 years old.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Salim Akhtar, her three daughters, Mahreen Akhtar-Newlands (Stephen), Ambreen Akhtar, and Yasmin Akhtar along with her three grandchildren: Ashna Razia Newlands, Jaedon Salim Newlands, and Brydon Asad Newlands; as well as her sister, Veronica Dorothy Anthony; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews; and many dear friends in Pakistan and Canada.
Victoria was predeceased by her parents, Razia and Mahmood Anthony; her oldest sister, Amelia and her youngest sister, Lubna Khan.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Northgate Baptist Church, 13208 - 95 Street, Edmonton. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Donations in memory of Victoria may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal on Feb. 21, 2013