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Capt. Ret. Zbigniew KORWIN-KUCZYNSKI
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Capt. Ret. Zbigniew Korwin- Kuczynski
1917 - 2013

A distinguished and highly decorated Polish Army officer and proud Polish-Canadian, who served his country with pride and valor, died peacefully in Toronto, on Wednesday September 11, 2013, at the age of 95. Predeceased by his beloved wife Stanislawa (Stella). Dear father of Christopher, Mark and his wife Karen, and the late Richard. Dear and cherished grandfather of Jennifer, Braden, Zachary and Camden. Brother-in-law of Henry Klacza and his wife Tish and their son David. Captain Korwin-Kuczynski during the Second World War served with the 16th Lancers Regiment in 1939 and with 7th Lancers Regiment in the Polish Home Army and took active part in Warsaw Uprising of 1944. Later he served in the second Polish Corps of General Anders in Italy. Zbigniew was a long time member and participant in many combatants' organizations. President of the 1st Krechowiecki Lancers Regiment Association, member of the Board of the Home Army Association, member of the Polish Combatants Association and member of the 2nd Corps of the 8th Army Association. Father of the Solidarity Movement in Canada in support of freedom and democracy for the people of Poland. He wishes to be buried at home, in the country he loved, Canada. Friends may call at the Turner & Porter 'Yorke' Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., Toronto, (at Windermere Ave., east of Jane subway) on Monday from 2 - 4 & 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., with prayers at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St Casimir's Catholic Church, 156 Roncesvalles Ave., on Tuesday September 17, 2013, at 10:15 a.m. Entombment Park Lawn Mausoleum. If desired, donations to Copernicus Lodge would be appreciated. On-line condolences may be made through www.turnerporter.ca.
  



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Published in The Globe and Mail from Sep. 13 to Sep. 14, 2013.
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