CHOMISTEK: Pavel (Paul) Peter Chomistek died in the Brooks Health Centre on December 6, 1990 at the age of 88 years.
He was born at Horna, Leheta, Czechoslovakia, married in Czechoslovakia on November 6, 1925 and came to Canada in May 1936 to the Scandia area where he farmed until retiring to Brooks in 1971.
He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
He was predeceased by his wife Teresa on July 4,1987 and a granddaughter Rebecca in 1960.
Surviving are three sons Joe (Mary) of Scandia, Emil (Angie) of Tomkins, Sask. and Paul (Evelyn) of Calgary, a daughter Eileen (Ernie) Cyr of Brooks, 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Prayer service was held on Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m. in Smith’s Funeral Chapel and funeral mass was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Saturday, December 8 at 10 a.m. with the Reverend Keith Sorge celebrant. Interment followed in the Brooks Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers were Rosemarie Tobias, Carl, Sheldon and Guy Chomistek, Marilyn Lucas, Cathy Lewis and Bonnie Cyr.
Active pallbearers were Joe, Tony, Randy, Leonard, Pat and Danny Chomistek.
If friends desire memorial donations may be made to the Brooks Health Centre Memorial Fund or the Handibus.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.