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Born: Jan 01, 1952

Date of Passing: Sep 28, 2019

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January 1, 1952 - September 28, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Michael Maksymowicz. On Saturday, September 28, with his family by his side, Mike passed away at St. Boniface Hospital, after a difficult battle with cancer.
Born on New Year's Day, 1952 in Czechy, Poland, Mike immigrated to Winnipeg at the age of 14. After finishing high school, Mike began studying at Red River College, where he completed a program to become an electrician. Following graduation, Mike took employment with the Canadian Pacific Railway as a Diesel Electrician, where he served till his retirement.
Mike's personal life was filled with joy. He took great pride in his garden and especially enjoyed growing tomatoes. Mike loved fishing and spending time on the beach at his cottage, which he built himself. He also greatly enjoyed travelling.
Mike leaves to mourn his loving wife Lucille, his two sons, Andrew and Kristofer (Jessica), his grandchild Maggie, his brother John (Alice), his sister Daniela, and a large circle of extended relatives.
Mike's family would like to extend their gratitude to CancerCare Manitoba and the palliative care team at St. Boniface Hospital.
Prayers and a viewing will take place at Holy Ghost Roman Catholic Parish, 341 Selkirk Avenue, on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 9:30 a.m., with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to CancerCare Manitoba.

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As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 02, 2019

Condolences & Memories (12 entries)

  • Dear Lucy and Family, We are so sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathies. May all the wonderful personal and family times you shared together comfort you at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. - Posted by: Tom & Iga Dembinski (Friend) on: Oct 04, 2019

  • Dear Lucy and Family, Wishing you feelings of comfort, moments of peace, and memories of joy during this difficult time. Mike was a great guy and I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy. Sonia Szaura - Posted by: Sonia Szaura (friend) on: Oct 04, 2019

  • Lucy and family I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Hoping your wonderful memories of Mike help you at this difficult time. Thinking of you - Posted by: Wendy Riffel (Friend) on: Oct 04, 2019

  • My condolences to Mike's family. I worked with Mike at CP Rail for several years. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Hopefully knowing that others share in your loss will lessen your grief. - Posted by: Charles Osei (Friend/co worker ) on: Oct 04, 2019

  • Lucy and family, our condolences. Mike was such a nice person. This is so sad. Our thoughts are with you all. Love and hugs. - Posted by: Lori and Chester Lobchuk (Cousin) on: Oct 03, 2019

  • Lucy and family, We are so sorry to hear of your family's loss. Are thoughts are with you. Take care of yourself during this very sad time. Jody and Ernest Enns - Posted by: Jody and Ernest Enns (Friends and co-worker) on: Oct 03, 2019

  • Love and condolences to Lucy and family. Hope you find the love and support you need amongst family and friends. - Posted by: Irene Ines (Friend) on: Oct 03, 2019

  • My condolences to Mike's family. I worked with Mike for many years at CP Rail. When Mike and I retired from CP Rail Mike would stop by Kildonan Place Mall and visit with me at the lotto booth. We had many enjoyable conversations about the past and funny things we used to see and do at work. - Posted by: John Czuba (Co worker / friend) on: Oct 02, 2019

  • Lucy, so sorry to hear about Mike. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. - Posted by: Pat and Gary Bentham (Friend) on: Oct 02, 2019

  • Dear Lucy & Family Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear. Deepest Sympathy. Ala & Ted Puzio. - Posted by: Ala &Ted Puzio (Friends ) on: Oct 02, 2019

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Mike was such a wonderful person. It didn’t matter if it was days or years between seeing each other. He always made you feel like you were exactly who he wanted to see in that moment. We are better for knowing him. We will miss you, Mike, but grateful that you are in the Lord’s hands. Donna and Chris Rutkowski - Posted by: Donna Rutkowski (Cousin) on: Oct 02, 2019

  • Dear Lucy & Family. I am so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. I hope you can take comfort in the many good memories you shared. - Posted by: Bev Lohrenz (Friend) on: Oct 02, 2019

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