January 20, 1906 - December 12, 2006

Peacefully passed away in her 101th year with her loving family by her side. Mary was a devoted Wife, Mother, Baba and Great Baba.

She was born in Olhovich, Poland. She

was orphaned at the tender age of 8.

Mary came to Halifax, Canada in 1929 by ship and immigration sent her to Vegreville, Alberta. Mary courageously worked her way back to Montreal. She married Gregory Kirpan, he passed away. She arrived in Toronto with her 5 year old daughter where she married Peter Chruszcz and had a second daughter. Peter passed away.

Mary was a member at the Karpathian Hall and the Ukrainian Canadian Hall where she enjoyed singing in the choir.

Mary was the loving mother of Eleanor Kirpan Rayko and Ann Chruszcz Gosley who will miss her dearly. Cherished by her son-in-law George Rayko. Devoted Baba to Gregory, Juli, Connie and Donnie. Great Baba to Hudson, Briar, Gavin, Grace, Will also be missed by Gregory Smith, Karlson Hunter and Anne Wiega.

Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will take place at a later date. If so desired, donations in loving memory of Mary to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Thank you from our family

Memories forever




Burial / Entombment / Cremation