Antonia Konopada

Antonina “Teena” Konopada (Zemlak) passed away

peacefully in Vernon Jubilee Hospital on June 19,

2008. Teena was born in Wishart, Saskatchewan

on December 2, 1935. She moved to Vernon where

she met Mike, whom she married in 1953. Teena

will be remembered by all who knew her for her

generous nature and loving heart. Her kitchen was

always open and no one left without a nurturing

bite of perogies, beet rolls or chicken soup. She

leaves behind her husband Mike; sons Nick (Debbie)

and Terry; daughter Rosemarie (Rick) Pearce; grandchildren

Andrea (Zach), Katie, Kaliena, Anneka, Alex

and Laura. She was predeceased by her grandson

Mark. Teena’s family would like to thank Dr. Dyck,

Dr. Abdel-Kader, and all the nurses who cared for

her. Prayers will be recited and last respects may

be made on Sunday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the

chapel of Vernon Funeral Home, 3007 – 28th Street.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, June 23

at 10:00 a.m., at. St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic

Church with Father Andrjey Wasilynko, Celebrant.

Interment will follow at the cemetery of St. Nicholas

Ukrainian Catholic Church in Coldstream. Friends

and family are invited to a tea in Teena’s memory

immediately following interment, at St. Josephat’s

Ukrainian Catholic Church. In lieu of flfl owers, donations

may be made to CMHA, 3100 – 28th Avenue,

Vernon V1T 1W3 or Canadian Diabetes Association,

Box 1301, Vernon V1T 6N6.

Arrangements are in the care of

Vernon Funeral Home





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