URBANOSKI - Mrs. Mary Urbanoski of Yorkton passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the Yorkton & District Nursing Home with her children by her side. Mom was born in Norquay, SK on July 16, 1931 to Anne and Mike Koscielski. She was raised in Birch River, MB where she attended school and worked at the local bakery. It was there she met her future husband Frank and were later married in Pulp River, MB on May 9, 1948. They made their home in Birch River until they re-located to Yorkton, SK in 1977 where they owned and operated F & M Grocery until they retired. After Dad's passing in 2010, Mom moved to Queen Elizabeth Court where she made a new group of friends. She enjoyed the social events there and especially the daily 9:00 p.m. gathering with her smoke buddies. The visits to her at the hospital always brightened her day. She was predeceased by her husband Frank, son Freddie, grandson Jeffery, great-grandson Brighton, son-in-law Lloyd and her sister Linda. Left to mourn are her children, Stanley Urbanoski (Joyce), Karol Sutherland, Linda (Don) Kozey and Michael (Theresa) Urbanoski. Also surviving are her grandchildren; Bernadette (Douglas) Dwayne, Scott (Rebecka), Lesley (Rick), David (Naree), Rylan (Angela), Dayna (Justin), Danita (Sam); great-grandchildren; Jules, Gabe, Jackson, Megan, Haley, Cash, Lucas, Natalie and Cadence. The Funeral Service was held on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey, Certified Celebrant, officiating. A tribute poem was read by Haley Penner. Dayna Pullukatt served as the cross bearer. The interment followed in the Yorkton City Cemetery with Dwayne Urbanoski, Scott Urbanoski, Rylan Kozey, Justin Pullukatt, Sam Jones and Megan Blazeiko serving as the casket bearers. Reflections of Mary's life were conveyed by daughter Linda and granddaughter Dayna. Memorials in memory of Mary may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or the Cancer Society. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.baileysfuneralhome.com.
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