Katarine Tyrkus (nee Slotnicki), better known as Kaja or Kay, age 94, of Stratford passed away peacefully, from natural causes, at Hillside Manor on November 19, 2021. Kaja was born in Poland, January 10, 1926. She came to Canada in 1951. Beloved wife for 66 years of William (Bill) Tyrkus. Loving mother of Nick Tyrkus and Joseph Tyrkus (deceased). Grandmother of Holly and Jeffery and their siblings. Also survived by daughter-in-law Lynn Tyrkus. Kaja retired from Samsonite after many years of service. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Stratford. Friends and relatives are invited to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 96 Huron St., Stratford on Friday, November 26, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral Mass at 11am. Interment at Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Church Restoration Fund through the funeral home. 519.271.7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com

Thank you to all the staff at Hillside Manor for the love and support given to Kaja over the last few years! 

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