MARY ANN LAVKULICH of Vancouver, beloved wife of 51 years of Les Lavkulich, and devoted mother of Gregory and Miles (Julia) passed away on November 12, 2013 at the age of 73 years. Mary Ann was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She got her teenage wish to move to her favorite city Vancouver, where she made a home for her family. Her warmth, love of family and family traditions, and genuine caring will be sadly missed by her family and all those friends that came to know her. She is survived by her brother Andrew (Agnes) Olah , niece, Andrea (David) Keenan and was the Auntie Mary Ann of Devin, Christian, Sophie and Emilie of Calgary Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at 7:00 pm on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2465 Crown Street, Vancouver, led by Father Babu Matthew. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, November 18, 2013 at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, 5455 Fraser Street, Vancouver. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary Ann's memory may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation of BC, or the charity of choice. Send condolences at

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Nov. 16, 2013