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Born: Jan 15, 1951

Date of Passing: Jun 26, 2023

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January 15, 1951 – June 26, 2023

With great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Larry John Widish at the Grace Hospital, on June 26, 2023.
He is survived by his loving wife Irene Kuzyk, of 51 years, sisters, Connie Willman, Sharon (Larry) Skwarek, Janet (Wally) Yaremus, and Debbie (Peder) Jensen, nieces and nephews, Melissa (Leo) Ewharekuko, Daniel (Jenn) Willman, Lee (Krista) Skwarek, Lisa Skwarek, Shannon (Mike) Golas, Eva and Sarah (Ryan) Jensen, great-nieces and nephews, Zara and Zion Ewharekuko, Gloria Skwarek, Chloe and Esmae Golas and Irene’s family.
Larry was predeceased by his parents, John and Jean Widish.
In keeping with Larry’s wishes, no funeral will be held, cherish the memories you had with Larry.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Larry’s memory may be made to the Winnipeg Humane Society, 45 Hurst Way, Winnipeg, MB R3T 0R3 or to a charity of your choice.

“Rest in Peace My Dear”



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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 30, 2023, Jul 01, 2023

Condolences & Memories (16 entries)

  • Both Bob (RJ) and I worked with Larry for many years. His infectious (and Mischievous )smile were contagious. What a great guy. Thought and prayers are with his family. - Posted by: Monica Pike Stevenson (P) on: Jul 16, 2023

  • We are very sad to hear the news about Larry. Memories from the family farm and get togethers over the years I always remember Larry’s contagious smile and his way of making you laugh along with him. Our hearts go out to all the sisters Sharon, Connie, Janet and Debbie and their families .And especially to Irene❤️ Cherish the good times and memories you shared. Take care, Leah, Razz and family. - Posted by: Leah D’Errico (Cousin) on: Jul 13, 2023

  • My deepest sympathies to Irene and all the family 🌸 Larry was always laughing, making jokes and light of every situation. His laughter and humour were definitely contagious. RIP cousin Larry 💐 - Posted by: Marla Klopick (Cousin) on: Jul 11, 2023

  • I am sorry to hear of your loss, my condolences to you Irene, and to Connie, Sharon, Janet, and Debbie and the family. I have fond memories of him growing up on the farm, and will remember him. He made life an adventure. My love to the family. Elsie - Posted by: Elsie Anguish (Cousin) on: Jul 10, 2023

  • Our hearts go out to Connie, Sharon, Janet, and Debbie and their families, and especially to Irene, his partner of many decades. I remember his fondness of fishing and his frequent giggles and will treasure many good memories growing up together. A life well lived and gone too soon. - Posted by: Doris McKnight (Cousin) on: Jul 06, 2023

  • It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of cousin Larry. We extend our condolence to Larry's siblings and relatives and Irene. Irene! we are so sorry for your loss. we will miss his jokes and smile. From Ted, Linda, Allen and Brad Widish. - Posted by: Ted and Linda widish (Cousin) on: Jul 04, 2023

  • Our condolences to the family and friends. Bill and Gerda Llewellyn - Posted by: Gerda Llewellyn (Co worker ) on: Jul 03, 2023

  • So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. I remember his sense of humour and I’m sure he kept people laughing. Our condolences to his partner for life, Irene, his sisters Connie, Sharon, Janet, Debbie and his nieces and nephews. Richard and Marie - Posted by: Richards Widish (Cousin) on: Jul 03, 2023

  • Our condolences and love to each of you. We will always cherish our memories of years gone by. - Posted by: Gordon and Kathie Fedora (Friends) on: Jul 02, 2023

  • So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. It’s been many years since I’ve seen him but Jerry and Larry were such great friends and always making people laugh back then. I’m thinking when they get together again it will be the same. Larry was in our wedding party and was the life of the party. My heartfelt condolences to all of Larry’s family. - Posted by: Val Oster (Friend) on: Jul 02, 2023

  • Working with Larry was never boring. He was truly one of a kind. Although we had our moments I sure could appreciate how good he was at his job. He taught me a lot when I first moved to the corrugated department and for that I will always be grateful. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. - Posted by: Geoff Davies (Work friend) on: Jul 01, 2023

  • My sincere heartfelt condolences to Irene and Larry’s family. Memories will last a lifetime. Cherish all the good times that you had together over the years. - Posted by: Judy Shkolny (Friend and co worker of Irene) on: Jul 01, 2023

  • My deepest condolences to Irene and the sisters. I have so many fond memories flooding back. We had some great fun times together, bon voyage my friend - Posted by: Darcie (Cousin) on: Jun 30, 2023

  • So sorry to here his passing. Always friendly and smiling, he worked hard.. Hugs to Irene and family. Hugs kathy - Posted by: Kathy willman (Friend) on: Jun 30, 2023

  • Maureen and I extend our deepest condolences to you, Irene. Please communicate the same to Larry’s sisters. I remember him for his infectious and spontaneous personality. Rest easy, Larry. Our prayers go with you - Posted by: Morris, Maureen Widish (Cousin) on: Jun 30, 2023

  • Uncle Larry you will be missed very much! We will miss all the funny texts we always received from you And when we would get together all the laughs and jokes Hugs and kisses Jeff and Sue - Posted by: Jeff and Sue Halyk (Nephew and niece) on: Jun 30, 2023

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