VARGA, Blazenka - After a short stay at the Juravinski Hospital, the family is sad to announce the peaceful passing of Blazenka on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the age of 94.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Josip. Cherished mother of Josip and his wife Etelka of Hamilton, and Irenka Zdesic and her husband Branko of Croatia. Loving grandmother of Brian (Jennifer) and their children Alexis and Tobias, and Tom (Laura) and their son Joshua of Hamilton, and Goga (Tihomir), and Ivana (Sasa) and their children Lars and Alisa of Croatia.
She will also be dearly missed by her relatives in Croatia, the U.S.A. and Germany.
Blazenka faced many hardships in her younger years which she was able to overcome. She spent her final years in Canada surrounded with the love of her family.
Visitation at the Markey-Dermody Funeral Home, Hamilton on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Vigil Prayers at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Cross Croatian Catholic Church, 1883 King Street East on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow.
If desired donations to Holy Cross Church or the Juravinski Hospital would be appreciated.