Hanna McGEE

McGEE, Hanna
Hanna McGee passed into the glory of Our Lord Jesus Christ on Oct. 30th, 2012. Survived by beloved family David, Shawna, Sara, Erin and Liam. Predeceased by husband Martin. Hanna's insurmountable Catholic faith saw her through being separated from her father when her native Poland was invaded and occupied by both Germany and the Soviet Union at the start of WWII. She became a combatant in Armia Krajowa, the WWII Polish Resistance Army. Hanna experienced untold horrors and was wounded in the desperate fighting of the Warsaw Uprising. After WWII Hanna and her mother secretly escaped from Soviet-occupied Poland. They experienced indescribable joy when reunited with her father in England. Shortly after all three started a new life in Canada. Hanna served her community as Chief Medical Laboratory Technologist of Richmond General Hospital for many years. In 1999 Hanna received three military decorations for her efforts in combat from the Polish Government. Prayer service will be Mon. Nov. 5th at 7:30 pm, Mass of Christian Burial will be Tues. Nov. 6th at 11:00 am, both at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 4451 Williams Rd., Richmond.


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Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4, 2012