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Born: Feb 02, 1952

Date of Passing: Dec 01, 2020

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February 2, 1952 - December 1, 2020

It is with great sadness that we announce that on December 1, 2020, Aniko passed away peacefully at home.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, James; daughters, Nicole, Kimberly (Slava) Yurashchuk, grandsons, Maxim and Ryan Yurashchuk; sister Eva (Ken) Rawluk, brother Imre (Liz) Naphegyi, brother Bence (Ibolya) Naphegyi; sisters-in-law, Linda (Jerry) Penner, Moreen Storozuk; numerous nieces and nephews/great-nieces and great-nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Imre and Ilona Naphegyi, sister Orsolya Szilágyi.
In her youth Aniko was a member of the Kapisztrán Dance Ensemble. She was actively involved in Girl Guides for over 30 years, and a member of the Trefoil Guild. She worked at Safeway for 42 years where she made many long-lasting friendships.
She will be fondly remembered by so many for her kind and gentle nature, and willingness to always lend a hand. We love her and will miss her so much.
In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to a charity of your choice.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 12, 2020

Condolences & Memories (16 entries)

  • I learned today that Aniko passed away. Condolences to the family. She was a fantastic person. She will be greatly missed. - Posted by: Katie Kolybabi (Friend / old Co-worker) on: Dec 01, 2021

  • Sincere condolences to James and his family in this very difficult time 🙏 - Posted by: Jake Check (Co-worker of James) on: Dec 24, 2020

  • Jim and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I worked for many years with Aniko many years ago. Would stop and chat if I ran into her at Safeway. Always was greeted with a warm smile from Aniko. She will surely be missed by family, co-workers and customers. - Posted by: Cindy Miller (Co-worker) on: Dec 23, 2020

  • Our sincere condolences to Jim and the family. I have such fond memories of guiding with Aniko in the late 80’s and early 90’s. Dedicated, true and caring. A great friend. We are so sorry for your loss. ❤️ Chris (Dave) Murray - Posted by: Christine Murray (Friend) on: Dec 18, 2020

  • So sorry to hear of Aniko's passing, and our condolences to Jim, Nicole, Kim and the rest of the family. I loved the time that I spent together with Aniko in Girl Guides. Aniko knew how to laugh, and we spent a great deal of time doing that. Aniko, you will be missed - Linda - Posted by: Linda & Peter Firth (Friends) on: Dec 18, 2020

  • My deepest sympathy Jim and family. May her smile hold her dear to you as it does to me, even after all these years apart. It’s sad to lose such a kind soul. - Posted by: Dudych Donna Gervais (Friend from Safeway) on: Dec 17, 2020

  • My condolences to Jim and the family - Posted by: Terence Wiebe (Co worker of Jim ) on: Dec 14, 2020

  • We our so very sorry to hear of Aniko's passing. Sending our deepest sympathy to Jim and all her family and friends. 🙏 - Posted by: Augie and Brenda Cabral (Friends) on: Dec 13, 2020

  • I send my condolences to Jim and the whole family. I am saddened by this news. She will be remembered always. - Posted by: Harold Fortune (Friend) on: Dec 12, 2020

  • My deepest sympathies to Jim, Nicole, Kim, Slava Max, Ryan and her brothers, sisters-in-law and relatives. Aniko was a warm hearted, loving and generous friend who has left us much too early. She had an innate ability of making people feel like they mattered. She was a kind and tolerant person and treated everyone with respect. You've left a void in all our lives. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for 62 years of friendship. Love you and miss you, my sister from another mother. - Posted by: Iren Shelton (Friend for 62 years) on: Dec 12, 2020

  • Jim, I am so sorry about Aniko’s passing. She was someone wonderful and that makes saying goodbye so hard. I will treasure our friendship memories always. With sympathy, Love Linda - Posted by: Linda & John Persichetti (Friend) on: Dec 12, 2020

  • My condolences to all of you on your loss. - Posted by: Denise Osted (Friend of Nicole) on: Dec 12, 2020

  • I offer my condolences to Jim (James) and your family. Cherish each other, think back to all your memories, big & small of Aniko. She will be treasure in your hearts and minds. - Posted by: Debbie Bessette (past co-worker of James) on: Dec 12, 2020

  • My sincere condolences to the family. I’ve known Aniko for 60+ years. She was a kind soul and will be missed. - Posted by: Irma (Bobbie) Doornink (Friend) on: Dec 12, 2020

  • My sincere condolences to James and family. Cherish all the memories over the years to help you through this difficult time. - Posted by: JUDY SHKOLNY (Co worker of James) on: Dec 12, 2020

  • My sincere condolences to James and family. Cherish all the memories over the years to help you through this difficult time. - Posted by: JUDY SHKOLNY (Co worker of James) on: Dec 12, 2020

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