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Barney Markowski



It is with great sadness that the family of Boniface Markowski announces his passing on June 3, 2013 at the age of 88 years. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 66 years, Irene; children, Pat (Charlie), Greg (Lynn), Kathy (Bill), John, Matt (Elizabeth); 11 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and one sister, Angela Brynjolfson as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Barney was predeceased by his brother, Francis Markowski. Born in Edmonton, he served during WWII with the Calgary Highlanders regiment. Following the war he married his sweetheart Irene in 1947. He has been an active member of the Knights of Columbus for 50 years, and served in many voluntary roles, including K of C Hockey Equipment Manager and the K of C Pennies for Heaven for vocations. He will be fondly remembered for his willingness to help others, and his volunteer commitments to numerous other charities. A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00pm Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011-114St, Edmonton. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30am, Monday, June 10, 2013 at St. Michael – Resurrection, 10555-50A Street, Edmonton. Interment of the urn will take place at a later date. Donations in Barney’s memory may be made to “Pennies for Heaven” c/o the Knights of Columbus, #4-5579-47 Street, Red Deer, AB, T4N 1S1 or the Foundation of St. Joseph’s Seminary and Newman Theological College, 8421 101 Avenue Edmonton, AB T6A 0L1.

In Loving Memory of
Barney Markowski
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Prayer Service:
Sunday, June 9, 2013
7:00 PM
Downtown Chapel
10011 - 114 Street
Edmonton, AB
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Funeral Service:
Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, June 10, 2013
10:30 AM
St. Michael-Resurrection

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Cremation to follow the Service
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