Aldona, of Toronto ON, passed away with family close to her side on January 6, 2022.
Aldona was born in Kaunas Lithuanian in 1923, the elder sister to Dana (predeceased). Due to WWII conditions, Aldona went to Denmark where she met and married our father, Aloyzas (predeceased), left Europe after the second world war and arrived in Canada in 1957 to become part of the Lithuanian diaspora in Toronto.
In Canada, she lived out her life in the Etobicoke area with her husband, daughters (Milda, Eva, Gunda, Donna) and two more generations that followed: six wonderful grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Aldona was a tenacious artist whose style was best expressed as folk art. An avid reader, animal lover, lifelong learner, seamstress, photographer, Jungian enthusiast, wonderful cook, she was an excellent role model to her 4 daughters who she raised and steeped in Lithuanian culture. She embraced all things that forwarded the human spirit, mind, body, life on earth and especially cherished time spend surrounded by family.
Aldon and her daughters want to extend their gratitude to the caregivers at Labdara Nursing Home who were integral to her care and happiness, and the helpful support they provided to family during her passing.
Visitation at 10 a.m. followed by her Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. will take place on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Lithuanian Church of the Resurrection Parish in Etobicoke, 1 Resurrection Road. Interment will follow at a later date. All COVID safety protocols will be followed.
Memorial contributions in Aldon’s memory can be made to Labdara Nursing Home or the Lithuanian Church of the Resurrection Parish.