Mrs. Jolana Snicer of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Michael Snicer, passed away at St. Therese Villa, on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at the age of 97 years.
Jolana was born on July 13, 1923, in Antalouce, Czechoslovakia, one of four children to Inganatio and Anna. She was raised and educated in Czechoslovakia. She married Michael and together they immigrated to Canada in 1952, settling in Lethbridge.
Jolana was an active volunteer at the Chinook Regional Hospital for over 16 years, as well as a long-time member of St. Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church. She has served in the church choir and remained active in many aspects of the church.
She began working for the city of Lethbridge in October of 1959 until her retirement in October 1984. She worked at city hall as a custodian for 25 years.
She is a past member of the Lethbridge Czechoslovakia club. Jolana enjoys knitting, creating Ukrainian eggs that she displayed on Heritage Day in August.
Jolana is predeceased by her sister Olga Jurina; two brothers, John and Jaroslov Negro.
She is survived by her son Michael (Sue McCulloch) Snicer.
A private family Graveside Service will be held at Mountain View Cemetery.
Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.
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