We regret to announce the death at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on October 22, 2009, of Mary Elizabeth Sanesh, at the age of 92 years. Mary was born in Hungary, and came to Saskatchewan with her parents as a child; moving to the Lumby area in 1955. She was a loving mother to her large family, and a caring grandmother and friend. Mary loved playing cards, and in her retirement years was active in several groups in Lumby and in Vernon.
She was predeceased by her husband, Paul John Sanesh, and a son, Leonard. Mary will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her children: Joe (Marie), Louis (Pat), Mernie (John), Glady (Norm), Randy (Irene), and Robert (Theresa) and daughter-in-law, Marlynn; seventeen grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sister Ann (Charlie) Meszaros of Wakaw, SK, sister-in-law Alice Kaszas of Salmon Arm, and many extended family members and friends.
Prayers will be recited in the chapel of Vernon Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 28, at 7:00 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Lumby on Thursday, October 29, at 10:30 A.M., with the Reverend Father Richard Hanaczewski, celebrant. Interment will follow in the Lumby Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations in Mary’s memory to BC Heart and Stroke Foundation, 4 – 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9.