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Obituary for Miroslaw "Mirek" Jarkowski

Jarkowski, Miroslaw "Mirek"

Passed away with family by his side at Grand River Hospital on Monday, October 23, 2023 at the age of 58.

He will be sadly missed by his sons Robert and Adam Jarkowski and by their mother Karolina Varin.

Dear son of Zofia and Czeslaw, brother of Elzbieta Slabon and uncle of Kasia Wosik and Rafal Slabon.

Loving son-in-law of Teresa and Robert Varin.

Mirek was born in Poland and emigrated to Canada at the age of 24. He was a hard-working, talented upholsterer who ran a successful upholstery business for close to 30 years. Mirek was a man who loved God, and loved his family dearly. He had a great sense of humour, always willing to help, and was respected and loved by his many friends. Mirek enjoyed skiing, camping and biking. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Mirek's family will receive relatives and friends from 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, 2023 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (519) 749-8467. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart RC Church, 66 Shanley St., Kitchener, on Friday October 27, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. Interment Parkview Cemetery.

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As expressions of sympathy, donations to SickKids Foundation would be appreciated (cards available at the funeral home).

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