July 22, 1944 – September 20, 2023
at the age of 79 years:
Eleanor Kuzak (nee Antifaiff) was born July 22, 1944 in Kamsack, Saskatchewan to Alex and Mary Antifaiff, the second of three children.
On October 9th, 1965, Eleanor married Stanley Kuzak, her high school sweetheart and together they raised two children. Eleanor worked at the Manitoba Telephone System (MTS) after graduating from St. John’s Tech and a secretarial course at Tech Voc in 1963 and then Bell Telephones in Toronto. She also worked at the Mercantile Bank of Canada in Vancouver before raising her family as a stay-at-home mom, a job she thoroughly loved. Once her children were adults, she got a real estate license and worked as a licensed assistant for Stan at Re/Max Balloon Country Realty and then at Sutton.
Moving with her husband as he was transferred, Eleanor would live in Manitoba, Ontario, BC and Alberta and retiring in Sorrento, BC. She lived in Langley for over 18 years raising her children. She actively volunteered for Canadian Red Cross and was a baseball coach for girl’s little league baseball in Langley. Eleanor was an exceptional cook and one who loved to entertain and have company. She made lifelong friends in every area she lived in. She loved to sew, making dresses for herself, plus she liked to knit.
She leaves behind her husband of 58 years, Stanley, children Stephen (Nancy Kuchta) of Kamloops, BC, Jennifer of Sorrento, BC and her only grandchild Dawson Kuzak-Kolley of Richmond, BC.
She was predeceased by her parents Mary and Alex Antifaiff, brother Harvey and sister Arlene.
There will be no service at this time with plans to spread her ashes in the spring of 2024 as per her request. Cremation has already taken place is Salmon Arm, BC.