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Publication: Gazette (Montreal), The
Issue: 17 November 2010, page B9
Title: KARPOWICZ, Helena Julia (Death Notice)
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KARPOWICZ, Helena Julia July 8, 1908 - November 7, 2010 Born in Montreal, Quebec, the eldest of six children to parents Walenty and Julia Antosz. She married her true love Josef Karpowicz on July 6, 1935. Devoted mother of Edmund (Mary) and Helen (Richard) Kennedy, and grandmother to Ronald, Gary (Kerry) and Linda (Peter); Stephen (Cindra), Cheryl (Massimo), Laura (Rob) and Debbie (David). Her twelve great-grandchildren were her pride and joy, and will lovingly remember her as "Ma", "Babcia" and "Cuckoo". Helena is survived by her brother, Alfred (Eleanor) Antosz, and sister-in-law, Jennie Antosz, as well as cousins, nieces, nephews and friends, many of whom celebrated her one hundred and second birthday this past July. Family and friends are invited to celebrate her life at her Memorial Service at Rideau Funeral Home (4275 Sources Blvd., Dollard des Ormeaux) on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 2 p.m. (Visitation at 1:30 p.m.). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your favourite charity in her name with our sincere thanks.