CHOMISTEK – Teresa Maria Chomistek of Brooks, Alberta died on July 4, 1987 at the age of 81 years.
She was born at Horna, Lehota, Czechoslovakia and married there on November 6, 1925. She came to Canada in May, 1936 to Scandia and farmed there with her husband until retiring to Brooks in 1971.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and an honorary member of the C.W.L.
She was predeceased by a grand-daughter Rebecca in 1960.
Surviving are her husband Paul of Brooks, three sons, Joe and his wife Mary of Scandia, Emil and his wife Angie of Tompkins, Sask., and Paul and his wife Evelyn of Calgary, a daughter Eileenc Airth-Cyr and Ernie of Brooks, 13 grand-children, six
great-grandchidren, a brother Joe Kavcar of Cleveland, Ohio, a sister Maria Palko of Brooks and numerous nieces and nephews.
Prayer service was held on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Funeral.Chapel and funeral mass was celebrated on Wednesday, July 8 at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Fr. John Petravicius officiating. Interment followed in the Brooks Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joe Chomistek Jr., Tony Chomistek, Dan Chomistek, Pat Chomistek, Randy Chomistek and Leonard Chomistek.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.