Victor Michael Wierzbicki

July 30, 1921 - September 30, 2018


Wierzbicki, Victor

With family at his side, on Sunday, September 30, 2018, Victor Wierzbicki, passed away peacefully in Surrey Memorial Hospital at the age of 97. During his remarkable, nearly 10-decade life, Victor, under threat of death, escaped Poland, to become a Royal Naval Officer in WW2, lived in 5 continents, found a copper mine and was president of various organizations including The Polish Veterans Association in Vancouver. His wisdom and respect transcended generations; his cheerful vibrancy and warm heart touched everyone he met. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Viva, sons Michael, Julian and Mark, his 8 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, as well as a large extended family that includes 3 generations of numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Victor is predeceased by his parents, 2 brothers, 5 sisters and wife Emily Margaret (Peggy). A funeral Mass will be held on October 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am at Saint Casimir’s Parish, 1187 East 27th Avenue, Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations to Kopernicus Lodge, would be appreciated.

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