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Magdalene Kadar


Magdalene Kadar
Kadar, Magdalene (nee Szentimrey) … Passed away peacefully at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Sunday April 21st, 2019 at the age of 87. Magdalene was born May 27, 1931, in Baranince (Baranya, Transcarpathian region, Ukraine), one of 5 children, that emigrated to Canada October 1, 1938, settling on a farm in Branchton, Ontario.

Magdalene powered through challenges throughout her life and emerged with poise and grace. She was an accomplished entrepreneur with her late husband John of 60 years, 2013, and a loving mother to six children, sixteen grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Together, they started an international manufacturing company, 3-L Filters Ltd., in Cambridge Ontario, which currently remains a global operation today.

Cherished mother of Livia Dykstra (Mel), Linda Bailey, Loretta Stelliga, Victor Kadar, Valerie Freeland (Kevin), and Vincent Kadar (Carrie). Special grandmother of Lena (Ryan), Tanya, Philip, Sarah, Lisa (Matt), Carrie-Ann, Kyle, Desmond, Nathan, Chantel, Alysha, Tommy, Rachel, Nicole, Abbigale and Mackenzie, and ecstatic great-grandmother to Sophie (Lena).

Predeceased by her parents Margaret (nee Petrik) and Andrew Szentimrey as well as her siblings Ava Takacs and Agnes Beemer. Magdalene will be sadly missed by her two brothers Joseph Szentimrey, and Paul Szentimrey (Ariel) as well as many nieces and nephews, and extended family and friends. Magdalene treasured the new friendships she made at Chartwell Queens Square Retirement residence and appreciated all the staff and management at the retirement residence. Magdalene touched many hearts and will be missed by all that knew her.

Resting at Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas St., Cambridge, where family and friends will be received on Thursday May 23, 2019 from 7-9p.m. Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, South St., Cambridge, on Friday May 24, 2019 at 1p.m

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada and Epilepsy Canada. The family wishes to express a special thank you to the doctors, nurses, and staff of the Cambridge Memorial Hospital and staff at Chartwell Queens Square Retirement residence.
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Service Date
Friday, May 24, 2019