May 30, 1924 - April 22, 2019
It is with great sadness but also joy that we announce the peaceful passing of our dearly loved father, grandfather, great grandfather at the blessed age of darn near 95 years on Monday, April 22, 2019 at his home away from home, Vista Park Lodge.
Dad was predeceased by the love of his life, Ruth but leaves to cherish his memory are his children; daughter Debbie Weight (Wayne); son Don (Patti); daughter Cory Daly (Bruce); son Tim (Patricia); son Tracy (Lorraine); 13 grand-children; six great-grandchildren with one more on the way; he will also be sadly missed by five sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; many nieces, nephews and numerous friends. Dad was also predeceased by his parents, August and Mukrena Mrochkowski; stepmother, Nancy Mrochkowski; brothers, Frank and Walter; sister, Mary Rogers and half-brothers, Patrick and Edward.
Dad was born in East Kildonan on May 30, 1924. He dedicated a major portion of his life to Christ the King School and Parish by way of serving as treasurer for the Lennox Men’s Social Club. The Club represented the Parishes of Christ the King, St. Emile and St. Gerard. Funds raised were used to develop and operate the schools and pay for improvements to the respective church buildings. He also served on the Christ the King building board that saw to the design and construction of the present Church and later the expansion of the present School. Dad also managed to find time to serve as a Knight in the Knights of Columbus. Dad’s career as a Sheet Metal fabricator with MacDonald Brothers spanned over 40 years and attained the responsibility of Shop Supervisor and Project Estimator. Along with Mom, he loved our annual summer vacations to Blue Lake and especially enjoyed the family Christmas and Easter Celebrations. What little of his spare time he had left was spent wood working and gardening. You knew it was spring when all his tomato seedlings could be found laid out under the grow lamps in the basement.
Prayers will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, 847 St. Mary’s Road. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. also in the church. Honorary Pallbearers will be Stan’s grand and great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Stan’s memory to the Siloam Mission, 300 Princess Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1M3 or a charity of your choice.
Condolences may be sent to www.wojciksfuneralchapel.com