LUKENDA, Winnifred (Vinka)


Passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Extendicare Mapleview in her 91st year.

Wife of the late Walter (Vlado) Lukenda. Daughter of the late Ante and Iva Lukenda. Loving mother of Vincent (Ann) Lukenda, Patricia (Jeff) Avery and Christine Van Laar. Beloved baba (grandmother) of Genevieve (Tor) Lukenda-Lund, Alexandre (Aimee) Lukenda, Karine Lukenda, Nicole Levesque (Reed Tucker), Stephen (Lauren) Levesque, Lyndsay Avery and Amanda (Miles) Williams. Cherished great-grandmother of Milena and Isabelle Lund, Leah, Cayden and Molly Levesque, Maya Williams and Tyson Lukenda.

Sister of the late Mike Lukenda (Anne), the late Dr. Lou (Mae) Lukenda, the late Joseph (late Helen) Lukenda and Dr. John (Violet) Lukenda. Daughter–in-law of the late Stipe and Kata Lukenda. Sister-in-law of the late Deanna and John Bosanac. Cousin of Vivian (John) Majic and Ana (late Tony) Mele, Gento (Ora) Lukenda, Sally (Hans) Follert, Brian (Monica) Lukenda, Vinka (Tiho) Mlinarevic, Ljerka (Peter) Jobst, Snjezana (Paul) St. Jules. Aunt Winnie to many nieces and nephews.

Best friend of the late Margaret Kelly, Marilyn Burritt and Fran Veer Hunt. Winnie’s family would like to extend our appreciation to the staff of McCarroll Lake at Mapleview Extendicare Nursing Home for all their TLC over the past four years.

Memorial contributions to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, the Twinkie Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Friends are invited to visit at Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral mass to be held at St. Jerome Catholic Church on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. officiated by Father Pat Woods followed by interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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