Sadly, the family announces the peaceful passing of Jadwiga Chojko-Bolec, 97, with her family by her side, on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 at the Emo Health Centre in Emo, Ont.
Jadwiga was born in Poland on Jan. 28, 1920. After escaping Poland during World War II, she immigrated with her family to Canada in December, 1951, living for a short time in Hull, Que. and Chatham, Ont. before settling in Arbor Vitae, Ont., where she raised her family and worked hard on the farm.