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KOZINA, Filomena (nee Ceko)

June 19, 1931 – April 23, 2013

Filomena Kozina of Calgary passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the age of 81 years.

Filomena was born in Stara Bila, Bosna and immigrated with her two children Dragica and Drago to Canada in October, 1958 to join her husband Ilija, who had already immigrated to Canada in April, 1957. Her life of enchanting light will be a guide to the family forever.

Filomena leaves her legacy to follow with her children, Dragica (Alfonso) Ambrosino, Drago (Teresa) Kozina, John (Jela) Kozina and Marie (Josip) Viskovic; eight grandchildren, Lucia, Filomena, Giovanni, Jesse, Molly, Stephanie, Nikolina and Tomislav; and step grandsons Danijel and Tomislav.

Filomena was predeceased by her husband Ilija Kozina, daughter-in-law Maureen Kozina and step grandson Anton Slisko.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Marija Bistrica Croatian Catholic Church (14675 Deer Ridge Drive SE, Calgary) on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Rockyview Garden of Peace. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Filomena Kozina, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE S.E, CALGARY, AB. Telephone: (403) 248-8585

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  1. Cheryl Halfyard :

    Maria, Joe, Dargo, Teresa and family you all have our heart felt sympathies over the death of your Mother. You will never have to let go of the love and memories you share with your Mother. Keep them close to yout heart during this difficult time.
    Chery and Fred Halfyard

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  2. Joe & Theresa Kozina :

    Our hearts are heavy with sadness at the loss of a wonderful lady. Stina was a big part of many peoples lives and will be missed dearly. Our prayers and condolences to her immediate family…hugs. Heaven has received another angel.

    Joe & Theresa Kozina, Calgary

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  3. Fina & Family :

    Our Condolences is with you all. My hear is with your prayers.. Hugs Love you all!!

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  4. Lila Kozina Larouche :

    My heart broke with the news of your Mom/Baka passing. I have so many fond memories of Strina from my childhood. I will miss her. My condolences on your loss, she was truly a wonderful person. All my love to the family.

    Lila & Family, Calgary

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  5. Ann Smith (McDonald) :

    My thoughts are with all of you during this sad time. Baka was a wonderful woman and I will treasure all the times I shared with her. I will miss her. All my love to all of you.

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  6. Antonya Kozina Nunweiler :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. She was an exceptional woman and was loved by many. She will truly be missed.

    Antonya & Family, Calgary

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  7. Wendy Timmons-Deibert :

    John & family,
    Just heard of your mothers passing. My heartfelt condolences go out to you all. May your wonderful memories of your mother see you thru this difficult time.
    Wendy

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