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Jadwiga "Harriet" Maria Aksamit (Czulo)

Saturday, April 20th, 1929 - Saturday, June 8th, 2019
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AKSAMIT, Jadwiga Maria “Harriet” - passed away at the Trenton Memorial Hospital on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Her loving husband and forever soulmate, Walter, was at her side as were her daughter, Christina, and son-in-law, Tom.

Harriet Aksamit of Brighton, was born in Poland to the late Franciszek Czulo and Tekla Suprunowicz. Her memory will be cherished by her children Christina and Tom Baker of Roslin, Alicia and Scott Thornton of Calgary, and Walter Jr. of Maryland as well as her brother Frank and sister-in-law Betty Czulo of Brighton, sister Maria and brother-in-law Joseph Bak of Selwyn, sister-in-law Janina Czulo of Toronto, sister-in-law Eugenia and brother-in-law Stanley Flondro of Chicago. Nanny “Babcia” will always hold a special place in the hearts of her eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Aunt “Ciocia Jadzia” will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and their children. She now joins her predeceased siblings Stanislaw, Tadeusz, and Michael Czulo, Helena Brazda Mofina and brothers-in-law Ignacy Brazda and Stan Mofina.

Many neighbours and friends have already learned about the incredible journey that carried her around the globe to the full life she and Walter built in Canada. Nothing was more important to Harriet than her family and the community of Brighton. Harriet’s kind and generous heart was known by all who came to her counter at Scanlon’s Pharmacy, as well as those she helped as a volunteer at Trenton Memorial Hospital, Applefest Lodge and Brighton Clothing Depot. As a leader in the community, Harriet held executive positions as an active member of the Holy Angels' Parish Catholic Women's League, and she and Walter were two of the founding members of the Quinte Polonia. Her spirit will continue to live on in the works of compassion, including the many children throughout the world who have been warmed by her hand-knit sweaters. Whenever you take the time to “stop and smell the roses”, think of Harriet and her love of St. Therese of the Little Flower.

A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:00 o’clock; Father Christopher Reynolds officiating, concelebrant Father Luis Lapinid. Cremation with Interment at the Codrington Roman Catholic Cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be greatly appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of the Brighton Funeral Home (613-475-2121). To leave a condolence please visit www.rushnellfamilyservices.com
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Service Details

  • Memorial Mass

    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church
    Address
    40 Centre Street
    BRIGHTON, ON K0K 1H0
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    Officiant
    Father Christopher Reynolds
    Co-Celebrant
    Father Luis Lapinid
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    Location
    Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church Parish Hall
    Address
    40 Centre Street
    BRIGHTON, ON K0K 1H0
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  • Roman Catholic Church

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Susan Moshynski

Posted at 11:07am
Dear Walter and family, on behalf of the Moszczynski family (Eugene,Susan, Ed) I extend our deepest condolences for the loss of Jadia...she and Walter were always part of our past history. My Mom and Dad always spoke kindly of her...I remember her as a lovely and generous woman. She was a special friend of my late Mother Barbara.
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Louise Maziarski

Posted at 07:39pm
"Harriet" (as she liked to be called especially by non-speaking Polish friends like me) is one of the first ladies I met at the Polish club. She taught me how to make that nice little curly finish on my perogies. I could never do it as well as hers but she had had many years of practice. She was also very patient with me and kept encouraging me. I truly enjoyed our chats and all her amazing stories. RIP "Harriet". I will miss not seeing you around the table,
 
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Alicia Posted at 12:42pm

Thank you for a lovely memory. The curly finish perogies are truly an artform, especially if you are right handed, learning from Mom who did a lot of things left handed.
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