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Obituary of Wilhelm Konstantynowicz
Wilhelm (Bill) Konstantynowicz passed away in peace and with dignity, as he wished, in his home on Sunday evening October 2nd. He is predeceased by his father Kasper, mother Zofia, brothers Julius, Edward and sister Mary. A devoted husband for 54 years to his wife, Hermina; a strong and caring father to daughters Karin and Barb; a supportive father-in-law to Douglas Ford and Jeff Scott; Grandfather and Papa to Isabel, Alexander and Jessica, he is also survived by his sister-in-law Regina (Chicago), sister and brother-in-law Mila and Helmut (Australia) and nieces, nephews, cousins and friends around Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia. Wilhelm was born in 1920 in the hamlet Butlerowszczyzna, Slonim, Nowogrodek Poland. During World War 2, he served as a commando with the 2nd Battalion of the Polish Corps of the British Army and took part in the Battle of Bologna. In July of 1947, he arrived in Canada aboard the Aquatania. Wilhelm retired from the CNR after 36 years of service. A serious gardener, a fine carpenter and a life-long student of world affairs, Wilhelm will be lovingly remember by his family and friends. A funeral service will be held at St. Cecilias Church 5020 7th Avenue in Regina at 1:30 on Thursday October 6th, celebrated by nephew Reverend Wilfred Lenius. The family would like to thank the Palliative Care Services Team for their support and kindness. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Terry Fox Foundation of the charity of your choice.
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