Peacefully at the Community Nursing Home Alexandria on Sunday April 14, 2013 Maria Sterner formerly of Montreal passed away at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late Laszlo Sterner. Loving mother of Mary Hatz (Arpad) of Vankleek Hill. Dearly loved grandmother of Michael (Alanna), Veronica (Gregory) and Les (Crystal). Cherished great-grandmother of Gregory, Payton, Westley, Taylor, Ryder and Nathan. Predeceased by her sisters Ilona and Erzsebet. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews from around the world. Friends may pay their respects at Hillcrest Funeral Home 151 Bond Street Vankleek Hill, Ontario on Thursday April 18, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday April 19, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Jude's Catholic Church 372 Genevieve Street, Hawkesbury, Ontario. Spring interment St. Gregoire Cemetery, Vankleek Hill, Ontario In memoriam donations to the Alzheimer Society P.O. Box 1852 Cornwall, Ontario K6H 6N6 would be appreci ated. To send a condolence, make a donation, send flowers, light a memory candle please visit

Published in Montreal Gazette on Apr. 17, 2013