MURIEL FORTOWSKY (nee LOZOWCHUK) was born on December 18th, 1927 near Krydor, Saskatchewan and passed away on February 11th, 2008 in Calgary, Alberta at the age of 80 years.
She will be lovingly remembered by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Grant & Sharon Fortowsky and Curtis & Robin Fortowsky; three grandchildren, Alyson, Anna and Joel and one brother, Mike Lozowchuk. Muriel was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard in 1981 and her parents, Mike and Mary Lozowchuk.
In 1950, Muriel proudly graduated from St. Elizabeth Hospital School of Nursing in Humboldt, Saskatchewan and continued in her nursing profession until the early 1980s. In 1951 she married Leonard Fortowsky and after their two sons arrived, the family moved to Vernon in 1966. Since leaving Vernon in 2001, she lived in Winnipeg and Calgary. March 2008 would have marked her five year anniversary in Calgary.
The Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Thursday, February 21st, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. with Reverend Father Martin Peyton officiating. A Reception will follow in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel. At the conclusion of the Reception Muriel will be taken to the Pleasant Valley Cemetery where she will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Leonard.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Muriel to the charity of their choice.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5