Joseph MAKOSIEJ

Joseph Makosiej

1923– 2011

Dad was born March 12, 1923, 88 years ago in Wierzawice, Poland. He married mom (Maria) on June 29, 1946, 65 years ago. He had a hard life in Poland and during the war, was in the underground Army and was a prisoner of war. Dad immigrated to Canada on December 17, 1959 at the age of 36, to join his wife, Maria and 2 children in Lenvale, Saskatchewan. They moved to Campbell River 18 years ago.

Dad was very happy in Canada and worked hard as a carpenter. He loved his family, friends, fishing, hunting and sharing his homemade wine with company. They were blessed with 4 children; Kaz (Ania), Halina (John), Andy (Patti), Mark (Lori), 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. He left behind his sister and family in Poland.

A special thanks to Dr. Rob Ramsey and all the nurses and staff on 2 North at Campbell River Hospital. Also, thank you to all the Home Care Support Workers.

Prayers will be held on Sunday, August 7th at 6:00 p.m. from St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, where funeral mass will take place on Monday, August 8th at 10:00 a.m., followed by burial at Elk Falls Cemetery.

Island Funeral Services

Elk Falls

Cremation and Reception Centre

250-287-3366


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