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HAHN, Krystyna

February 18, 1948 – Siwki, Poland
May 17, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Krystyna, beloved wife and mother, on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

Krystyna was born and raised in a small village (Siwki) in rural Poland. She was the first female from her village to be accepted into university and she graduated from Law School at Warsaw University at the age of 21. After immigrating to North America in 1985 she was mostly a stay-at-home mom, extremely dedicated to her children. For the last fifteen years she successfully led a student exchange program. She and her husband also took every opportunity to travel over the world.

Krystyna will be sadly missed by her loving husband of forty-two years Leszek; her children and their spouses, Maggie and Greg, Chris and Brooke; her brother and his family in Edmonton; and a sister and two brothers and their families in Poland.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter’s Catholic Church (541 Silvergrove Drive N.W.) on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Breast Cancer Foundation, 345, 10909 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB , Telephone: (780)452-1166.

In living memory of Krystyna Hahn, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. We were so sorry to hear of Krystyna’s passing. How well I remember meeting your family when Kris and Michael were only about 4 years old! The fact that Kris had little English didn’t matter to them! Throughout the years, our family was blessed by 10 exchange students and Ashli spent an unforgettable semester in Brazil thanks to Krystyna’s efforts.
    She will be sadly missed.

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  2. Fred and Penny Kasza

    Dr Hahn and family, our thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. We are sorry we cannot be there right now but we will see you when we are back.
    Fred and Penny Kasza

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  3. Michael & Laurie Dyrgas

    Although we knew Krystyna for a short while, we found her to be a kind and generous person. We would enjoy her brief visits and our daughter Clare loved the chocolates and treats she would often leave behind. She was a wonderful neighbour and will be missed. To the family, May God and his grace be with you at this time.

    Michael & Laurie Dyrgas

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  4. Collin Helfrich

    With sadness I wish to offer condolences to Leszek Hahn and family.

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  5. Dear Dr. Hahn,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Please extend my condolences to your family.

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  6. Lynn, Peter, Matthew and Jessica Berry

    We are so sorry for your loss. Krystyna was a gem. We met her through Matthew’s exchange to Brazil. We then hosted several students. She was so good with the students that came to Calgary always going the extra mile making sure everyone was settled. She was so proud of all of you. She loved travelling the world and we loved to hear her stories. Sorry we were not able to attend the celebration of her life. She touched many people with her kindness and generosity.

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