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Marie Elaine Kerekes (Sluz)

January 5, 1939 - May 28, 2019


Marie Sluz was born to Peter and Edna Sluz January 5, 1939 in Candiac, Saskatchewan.  Throughout the years Marie enjoyed church activities and was actively involved in the music ministry.  She loved to play the piano and proudly accompanied her children as they sang in church and at home.  She was delighted when they harmonized again in July, 2012 to celebrate her 50th wedding anniversary with John.  Marie enjoyed travelling and she spoke fondly of vacations with John, family visits and flying to sunny destinations with her sisters.  Her favorite trips included Israel, Hungary, St. Maarten, Aruba and Las Vegas.  Marie was a master chef to her family and a talented baker, having decorated numerous wedding and anniversary cakes for loved ones.

Marie Kerekes passed away peacefully in Abbotsford Regional Hospital May 28, 2019 at the age of 80 years.  She is survived by her husband John, children Lorrie (Lisa) Kerekes of Toronto, Ontario; Brent (Olivia) Kerekes of Surrey, BC; Faith (Cole) Hemmerling of Moses Lake, Washington; Nathaniel (Angela) Kerekes of Chilliwack, BC; grandchildren David Kerekes; Keneesha and Ketrin Hemmerling; Gabrielle, Cassidy, Alexis and Brooklyn Kerekes; brother Steve (Rose) Sluz of Creston, BC; sisters Jean Dixon of Grenfell,Saskatchewan; Joyce Pelzer of Barrie, Ontario; and Florence Hatt of Creston, BC; sisters-in-law Lillian Sluz of Creston, BC and Marilyn Sluz of Grenfell, Saskatchewan as well as many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her son Aaron; parents Peter and Edna Sluz; brothers Marion, Irvin and James; brothers-in-law Norman Dixon, Norman Hatt and Willie Pelzer.


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From: Courtney and David Mury
Relation: Great Niece

Uncle John, Lorrie, Brent, Faith and Nathaniel we’re very sorry for your loss, and want to let you know that we are thinking of your family and praying for you during this hard time.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
June 7, 2019
Beginning at 11:00am

Clearbrook MB Church
2719 Clearbrook Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

2719 Clearbrook Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

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