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ASTALOS – Mary (nee Vidra)

November 7, 1923 – November 17, 2009

Mary Astalos, beloved wife of Paul, mother and grandmother, passed away with her family at her side on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at the age of 86 years.

Mary was born in Ozora, Hungary and immigrated to Canada in 1935. Her greatest joy was cooking, baking and spending time with family and friends.

Mary is survived by her loving husband Paul of 63 years, daughters and sons-in-law Irene and Bob Bresnahan, Mary and Gerry Preston; grandsons Kevin Bresnahan and Scott Preston; brother Joe Vidra and numerous loving extended family. Mary was predeceased by her grandson Darren Bresnahan in 1991.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, November 23, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Michael The Archangel Catholic Church (4718 Worcester Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at “Holy Family Cemetery” at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Telephone: (403) 955-8818. Tributes and condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Mary Astalos, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of grief. Your wife, mother & grandmother, may she rest in peace.

    The love and support of family & friends will help you through this most difficult time.

    God bless you, Mrs. Astalos

    Les & Marg

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  2. Rosemarie Meidinger :

    To all of you in the the Astolas family– I want to say that I am saddened to hear that Mary, your wife, mother, grandmother has passed on. You,her beloved family, are the greatest testimony to the beauty and value of her life. Your love for each other is such a gift and treasured memory, eh? That kind of love doesn’t stop; she is with you always.
    I am thinking of you now. May our paths cross again in some way….Blessings, Rosemarie

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  3. Margaret Enders ( nee Fark) :

    Dear Mr. Astalos, Irene & Family & Mary & Family, my sincere sympathy on the loss of your sweet Mother.

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  4. Dave, Kim, Ava & Kayla Gorgenyi :

    Dear Mary, Gerry, Scott, Mr. Astalos and the entire Astalos Family

    We are thinking of you all during this difficult time. Mrs. Astalos was kind person. May the memory of her kind spirit always give you comfort.

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