On June 11, 2020 Miss Veronika Vera Zagar of Edmonton Alberta, formerly of Stopice Slovenia, passed away at the age of 94 years. She leaves to cherish her memory, her sister Darinka Hrastar of Slovenia, her brother Emile Zagar (Patricia) of Strasbourg France, her brother Anton Zagar (Metka) of Germany and her sister Majda Podlogar of Slovenia as well as many nieces and nephews.
Vera was predeceased by her parents Mihael and Marija Zagar of Slovenia, her brother Mihael and his wife Maxa of Ontario, Canada, her brother in law Ivan Hrastar of Slovenia and her brother in law Aloyse Podlogar of Slovenia.
Vera left her native land of Slovenia at the age of 25 years under difficult conditions. Slovenia was under Communist rule. Vera found a second homeland in Canada where she spent a happy and fulfilled life. She returned to Slovenia to see her parents and siblings whenever possible, but always returned to the country that had received her with open arms and which she considered as her homeland.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 23 at 10:00 am at St Joseph’s Basilica, 10044 -113 St., Edmonton, Alberta. The service will be available to watch via livestream at: http://distantlink.com/serenitySG.html
Donations in Vera’s memory may be made to the Salvation Army.