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FALKOWSKI, Stanley

Posted By Obits On December 1, 2015 @ 1:37 PM In Obituary | 8 Comments

August 28, 1945 – Bransk, Poland
November 28, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta

Our beloved Husband and father, Stanley Falkowski of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 28, 2015, after a hard fought, courageous battle with Cancer, at the age of 70 years.

Stanley was born is Bransk, Poland in 1945, and immigrated to Canada in 1971, where he reunited with his High School sweetheart, Veronica and married soon after. He joined Standard General Inc., where he would have a career that spanned 40 plus years. He was well respected by his peers, from laborers to presidents of various companies.

He loved the outdoors, especially the beauty of the rolling hills of the Foothills and the majestic Rocky Mountains. As an avid lover of the western lifestyle, he loved going to the rodeo, especially the chuckwagon races, where he met many of the riders, including his favorite Kelly Sutherland. This past summer, he visited his birthplace and beloved country of Poland after 44 years of being away. He spoke of going back for many years, and he felt that this was the time. He will be sadly missed by many.

Stanley is survived by his wife Veronica, his children James and Beata, his sisters Teresa, Wanda and Irene, numerous nephews and cousins, including Bogdan, Jozef and Jennifer Ulaszonek. He was predeceased by his father Jozef and his mother Jadwiga.

He wanted us to personally thank Daniel Heng and his team at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. They were extremely loving and supportive during his treatment and treated us like family.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Queen of Peace Polish Catholic Church (2111 Uxbridge Drive N.W.) on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial.

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

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Condolence from Terry & Lesa Fuller on December 1st, 2015 5:26 PM

Our deepest condolences to you all at this time Veronica, James and Beata. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. We are here to help if you need us.
Terry, Lesa, Jay, and Robin Fuller

Condolence from Heather on December 2nd, 2015 3:57 PM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers and lots of love for you, James and your family

Condolence from Betsy Holden on December 3rd, 2015 12:26 PM

Veronica, I was so sad to see that Stan passed away when I looked at the paper this morning. Please know I am praying for your comfort over the days, weeks and months ahead. I understand the difficult journey you have been on. My heart aches for you and your children.

Condolence from Dr Martin Cole on December 4th, 2015 12:25 PM

I was so sorry to hear of Stanley’s passing. He was a very kind and special person. I enjoyed the visits with the two or you over the years.

Condolence from Don/Rose-marie on December 5th, 2015 10:50 AM

We would like to offer you,Veronica,James,Beata our sincerest condolences on the loss of your husband/father.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Wanda on December 5th, 2015 12:15 PM

Dear God !
Send Your angels, to guard His Soul on for You only known paths and led to place, which You allocated.
For You, Dear God, it will belong the last word.
We very ask You, it will be good.
Sister Wanda with family.
Sister Irena with family.
Sister Teresa and friends from Poland

Condolence from The Yachneys on December 6th, 2015 9:02 AM

Our deepest sympathy to you & your family.

Condolence from Chelsea on December 12th, 2015 1:52 PM

Veronica, so sorry to hear of Stanley’s passing. You both brought life and laughter to our unit and we will all miss seeing both of you. Lots of love to you and your family. Stanley will be missed by many.
~Nurses from TBCC

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