BERENTES, Elizabeth


It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our Mother, Elizabeth Berentes of Edmonton at the age of 88 years.

She is survived by her daughter Liz Kossowan (Marvin), son Steve Berentes (Bev), son Ted Berentes (Mariko). She is further survived by her grandchildren Sayaka Berentes, Sakura Berentes, Alexandra Hanscom (Matt), Tyler Berentes (Leanne), Amanda Maciej (Daniel), Christopher Kossowan (Jesse). She is lastly survived by her great grandchildren Anna Hanscom, Aubrey Kavanaugh-Berentes and Royal Maciej.

She was pre-deceased by her husband Steve Berentes.

Elizabeth will be laid to rest at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Edmonton, Alberta.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta.

The family would like to express our sincere appreciation to the nurses and support staff of Devonshire Long Term Care facility of Edmonton for their attention, compassion and care of our Mother in her final months. A special thanks and recognition of extraordinary compassion goes out to nurse Debbie who spent her last night by her side.

And a heartfelt note of appreciation to Claire Forton, Mom’s neighbor at Devonshire who’s friendship and love carried Mom through her stay there. Our family is deeply grateful for her friendship and care.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm. Friends and family who wish to join by virtual attendance may view the livestream by visiting


Serenity Funeral Service – South Edmonton, (780)450-0101



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Misuk Ryu

My heart goes out to Ted’s family after this sudden loss.
All my best wishes to your family.

Theresa Dubois (Bogovics)

My sincerest condolences to the family. I have many fond memories of her. She was such a wonderful and caring individual. May your memories give you peace and comfort.

Afeef Salloum

So sorry for your loss god bless her soul and rest her in peace, my condolences to her family

Rita and Kevin McDade

My sincere condolences to all the family. Saddened by this news. Elizabeth was like a Mom to me. So kind and sweet. Prayers for all. She has gained her royal crown in heaven with her beloved Steve.

Aiden OReilly

My deepest condolence to the Berentes and the Kossowan family on Elizabeth’s passing. May she rest in peace and her memories remain in your hearts

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