KORBAK, Mary "Maria"

Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Estates in Oshawa on Friday June 28th, 2019 at the age of 94.  Born in Sanok (Ukraine), Mary (Maria) later settled in Oshawa with her husband, William (Wasyl) and eldest son, Russ. Fondly remembered by her children and grandchildren for sharing her love of life, ability to always be happy, treat everyone with kindness, and her witty sense of humour.”  Wife of the late William (Wasyl) Korbak. Mother of Russell (Linda) Korbak, Bill (Erin) Korbak, Irene (Ted) Taylor, Mary Pasgas, Christine (Andy Atamaniuk) Korbak and Susan Korbak.  Devoted grandmother of Dawn (Bill), Lynn (Chris), Justin (Andrea), Julie (Tim), Diana, Paul (Serena), Jessica (Michael), Brandan, Alex; great-grandmother to Chip, Grace, Geoff (Carrie) and Heather (Rick).  Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday, July 5th, 2019 from 10:00am until time of service in the funeral home chapel at 11:00am.  Interment at St. Wolodymyr and St. Olha Ukrainian Cemetery. Donations in memory of Mary (Maria) to Canadian Mental Health Association, CMHA Durham would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences can be shared at makfuneralhome.com.


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  • Jul 3, 2019

    Sandi Wasson
    Dear Susyn and family,
    So very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Sending healing thoughts your way.
  • Jul 3, 2019

    Jackson Family
    We would like to express our deepest sympathy. May those precious memories be foremost in your hearts and minds during this difficult time.
    Isaiah 25:8
  • Jul 3, 2019

    JoAnne and Bruce Richards
    Irene and Julie - we are so very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing, Irene. It is always so difficult to lose our Mom's. Thinking of you and sending warm hugs. Gather all the good memories and wrap yourselves in their warmth. 
  • Jul 4, 2019

    Liz & Tim West
    Dear Irene and Family, 
    Thinking of you and sending hugs as you gather to honour a loved one. Hold family close as you share memories, tears and hugs.
  • Jul 18, 2019

    Jean Knowlton
    Christine  and family. 
    My sincere condolences on the loss of your mother.  
    Take care.

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