January 6, 1924 – November 23, 2019
Much loved and devoted father of Carolyn (Rick Shelley), and proud and loving grandfather of Ben. Predeceased by his wife Sophia (Ramarr) in 2014. Karol was born in Malaszewicze Duze, Poland. In February 1948, he arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, after having travelled across the Atlantic on the USS General S.D. Sturgis. Karol then made his way to Noranda, in Northwestern Quebec, where he had accepted a position as a hard rock miner at the Waite Amulet Mines. Eventually, he started working at Noranda Mines, where he worked in the Sample Mill for 40 years. In 1996, Karol and Sophia moved to Ottawa to be closer to their family. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 7th at the Tubman Funeral Homes, Garden Chapel, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd) from 10 – 11 a.m. Funeral Service to follow in the Chapel at 11 am. If desired, donations may be made in Karol’s memory to the Queensway-Carleton Hospital Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Condolences, tributes and donations may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com
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Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation
3045 Baseline Road, Ottawa ON K2H8P4
Heart and Stroke Foundation
110-1525 Carling Avenue, Ottawa ON K1Z 8R9