Cherwonka, Nancy Ann (Kohut) of St. Thomas. It is with great sadness, that we announce the sudden passing of our Mother and “Baba” on Saturday, September 29th, 2012, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, with her family by her side. Beloved wife of the late Stan Cherwonka (2011) and loved mother of Gerry Yurkowski and his fiancée Kroa of East St. Paul, Manitoba, Mark Cherwonka of Ottawa and Jamie Cherwonka of Toronto. Loved “Baba” of Dallas, Dylan and future grandchild (Nov.) Loved sister of Elsie (Alex), Sonya (John) and Joan (Frank) of Winnipeg. Dear sister in law of Leonard (Sheila), Violet (Walter), late Eleanor, Eugene (Maxine) and late Bob (Theresa) of Alberta. Sadly missed by a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, many friends and dear neighbours. Nancy was born in Vita, Manitoba on May 6th, 1943, the daughter of the late John and Agnes (Mandziuk) Kohut. She worked for Great West Life and the C.N.R. in Winnipeg for the National Research Council of Alberta and for NSW Plastics. Nancy was a member of St. Anne’s Church and sang in the funeral choir.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas until Thursday morning and then to St. Anne’s Church where Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Wednesday at 8:45 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.