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MUNTAK, Vera (nee Mijo)

1908 – Kisrat, Hungary
2013 – Calgary, Alberta

Vera Muntak of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at the age of 104 years.

Vera was born in Kisrat, Hungary and immigrated to Canada in 1928 with her two sisters. After Vera and Paul were married, they farmed in the Delia area from 1946 until 1966 when they retired to Calgary.

Vera is survived by her son and daughter-in law Paul and Shirley Muntak of Vernon, BC, daughter-in-law Karen Muntak of BC, six grandchildren Kim Makar, Darren Muntak, Brian Muntak, Ken Muntak, Lisa Postnikoff and Paul Muntak, eight great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Paul, in April, 1993, a son William, in December 1992 and a daughter Elizabeth in childhood.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Friday, July 19, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Vera Muntak, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Frank & Cheryl Chiminello :

    A grand lady, a pioneer in her time, a wonderful story teller and a generous, loving personality. I will cherish her wisdom and miss that wonderful laugh that she shared with everyone. I will miss you and your amazing life stories Auntie Vera but feel feel comforted in knowing you have reunited with those who have been waiting for you. Istenek Sebesseg Auntie Vera. God’s Speed.
    Frank & Cheryl

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  2. john liptak :

    Dear Paul, Shirley and family

    First let me express my sympathy to all your family on behalf of the Liptak family.
    What a wonderful age to live to. It has to be that good hungarian blood.
    I remember your mom fondly.

    She will be missed.

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