Elzbieta Henryka Jacuk sadly passed away on Sunday, March 22,2020, at the age of 73 in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Elzbieta was born in Poland and was the youngest of 2 children-Kama (older sibling), born to Kazimierz and Weronika Pietrakiewicz.
On December 26,1969, Elzbieta married the love of her life Richard Jacuk in Poland.
Elzbieta and Richard had 2 children, Robert and Kasia. The family immigrated to Austria, and then to Canada where they landed in 1982.
Elzbieta was a teacher for over 35 years combined in Poland and continued with her passion for teaching in Canada for International languages. She loved her passion for teaching and volunteering, including for many years as committee member of the Polish Teachers Union in Mississauga.
Elzbieta also worked for many years as a graphic designer and when that career ended she ran her own home daycare business for many years before retiring.
Elzbieta also loved to write poems for children in her spare time, and published 2 children's books on her own. In addition to this, she also with a business partner co-wrote and published 8 Education books for polish international language schools.
Elzbieta always had a positive outlook on life, and was always strong, loving, tenacious, and a sympathetic individual.
Elzbieta also had a strong Catholic faith, and often visited her Church St. Maximilian Kolbe mass with her husband on Sundays.
Elzbieta in her spare time also loved to read books, complete crossword puzzles, and enjoy quality time with her family and friends who meant very much to her as she also was well-loved.
Our hearts are heavy, and we will always keep in our hearts her memory with us, as she was a daughter, a wife, a mother,, mother in law, a colleague and a friend for all.
We love you Ela, and you will be eternally missed.