Grimsby Newspapers
Podwinski, Mary (Died on 12 Jan 1949)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 20 Jan 1949, p. 10

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The death occurred at her home at 87 Paton Street on January 12th, of Mrs. Mary Podwinski, after a lingering illness.

Deceased was born in Poland and came to Canada with her family as a young girl and resided in Western Canada for many years, later moving to Ontario and then to Grimsby 5 years ago.

In 1920 the Babiuk family of North Grimsby were the first Ukrainian family to move into this district from Western Canada. A few months later Mr. and Mrs. Podwinski and family moved to Grimsby, the second family. The marriage of George Babiuk and Miss Podwinski was the first Ukrainian marriage to be celebrated in this district.

Surviving are 5 daughters, Mrs. George Babiuk, North Grimsby; Mrs. Anna Kelly, Mrs. John Herechuk, Mrs. Wm. Richards and Mrs. Kay West, all of Hamilton; 3 sons, John of Smithville, Steven of Hamilton, and William of Windsor.

Funeral services were held at St. Mary's-on-the-Hill on Saturday morning, with interment in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.

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20 Jan 1949
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12 Jan 1949
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Podwinski, Mary (Died on 12 Jan 1949)