Frieda Szkarlat

(nee Adler)

 

Passing peacefully Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the age of 89 years, at The Grove Nursing Home in Arnprior. Born April 16, 1929 in Danzig, Germany (now Poland). Loving wife of 69 years to the late Wladyslaw (Wally) Szkarlat. Daughter of the late Richard and Mathilde (nee Labudda) Adler, and pre-deceased by siblings Helmut, Edgar (Eddie) of Germany, and Walter of Brampton, Ontario. Survived by one sister Hildegard Kenuth of Germany.

Frieda will be sadly missed by her children Edward of Arnprior, Robert (Diana) of Carleton Place, Elsa Scott (Robert) of Arnprior, Henry (Brenda Carter) of Ottawa, Barbara (McKeddie) Szkarlat of Sault St. Marie, Ontario, and Irene Sauvé (Paul) of Arnprior; also by her grandchildren: Nicholas Szkarlat, Colin Szkarlat, Katrina Szkarlat (Tom Graham), Jonathan Scott, Ryan Szkarlat (Michelle), Kayla Szkarlat, Heather McKeddie, Donny Jr. McKeddie, Brianna McNulty (Ryan), and Nychelle McGrath (Sheldon); and great-grandchildren Connor and Liam McNulty, Paisley and Ava McGrath, Payton, Camden and Ryker Szkarlat, Skyler and Riley Leroux, and Olivia Graham. Frieda married the love of her life, Wladyslaw, in Kiel, Germany in 1948, and came to Canada in the 1950’s. Mom often spoke of how she enjoyed working as a waitress at Scobie’s Restaurant in Arnprior, and later working for Kenwood Mills (also known as Hyuck Canada, and Weavexx) until she retired. Mom was a great seamstress and baker, and enjoyed traveling, shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren. For those wishing, a donation The Grove Nursing Home Redevelopment Fund would be appreciated by the family. A private family visitation and service took place at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Interment Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior.