Jean LETWINETZ

LETWINETZ, Jean

A LIFE WELL LIVED

Jean Letwinetz (Zazubek) of St. Albert, Alberta formerly of Ponoka, Red Deer and Prince Albert, Saskatchewan died peacefully with her son and daughter at her side on Wednesday January 19, thirteen days after her 93rd birthday. Jean’s early life was spent on a homestead in the Sambourg, Saskatchewan area, with her parents Julia & Peter Zazubek and seven siblings of whom she was the eldest. She married Nick Letwinetz in 1939 and lived the next 27 years in Prince Albert where she raised her three children, Joyce, Orest and Bernie. Having moved to Alberta in 1967 with husband Nick and “baby of the family” Bernie Jean continued enriching her well-lived life. Jean was predeceased by her son Orest (1969); husband Nicholas (1993) and five of her seven siblings. She is survived by her daughter Joyce; son Bernie; numerous nieces, nephews, great and great great-nieces and nephews; her adopted grand children and great grandchildren. Jean especially took great delight in the younger generation. A celebration of a life well lived is at The Salvation Army Church and Community Centre, 165 Liberton Drive, St. Albert, AB on Wednesday January 26, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Pastor Jason Guy officiating. Visitation at Serenity Funeral Service, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton, AB on Tuesday January 25 between 6:00 and 9:00 P.M. Internment at her husband’s and son’s side at the Alto Rest cemetery, Red Deer, AB on Thursday January 27 at 2 P.M. In lieu of flowers donations to Youville Home, St. Albert or the Salvation Army are appreciated.


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