Stanley (Stanislaw) Poltorak
April 18, 1924 – January 8, 2016
It is with great sadness and much love that we say goodbye to our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Stanley, who passed away on January 8, 2016, at the age of 91 years.
Stanley is lovingly remembered by his wife of 58 years, Mary; four daughters, Valerie (Paul) Buhler, Vivian (Jeff) Derejko, Karen Gnafakis (former spouse Taso Gnafakis), and Rochelle (Gabe) Cristofori; grandchildren, Sarah Derejko, David Derejko, Ashley Cristofori, and Luke Cristofori; as well as one brother and three sisters, Albert, Mary, Angelina, and Sophie
He was predeceased by his son, Ronald; his parents, Stefan and Anna; and his brothers, John, Joseph, Walter, and Martin.
Viewing will take place at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at St. Edmund’s Parish, 13120-116 Street, Edmonton, AB, with Reverend Patrick Baska officiating. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 14611 Mark Messier Trail.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton, 17451-103 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5S 1M3.