Mr. Lawrence H. Dolinski

June 20, 1949December 14, 2018
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It is with broken hearts we announce the peaceful and sudden passing of Lawrence (Larry) Dolinski. He is survived by his wife Angela (nee Brazeau), daughter Nicole, granddaughter Morgan Tanchak, brother Allen (Susan), sister in law Dale Page, Mother-in-law Clara Brazeau, sisters in law: Lorraine Medwid (Steve), Myrna Nemeth, Gail Brazeau, Anne-Marie Brazeau (Gord Klassen), and brothers in law: Leo Brazeau, Joe Brazeau, along with many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his mother Ceilia (Kolodiejchuk), father Harry, brother Rick, brother-in-law Larry Desjarlais, and sisters-in-law: Lil-Ann and Kathy Brazeau. Lawrence grew up in West Kildonan on Stardust Avenue and graduated from Garden City Collegiate and obtained a business degree at Red River College. Lawrence and Angela met in a typical Manitoba fashion at a social in May of 1979 and married two years later on August 8th 1981. He became a father to Nicole and later a grandfather to Morgan. Lawrence loved family life, motorcycles, music, good food and cottage life. He retired from Manitoba Telecom after 30 years of service working in various positions. One of those positions being: a dedicated technician at Health Sciences Centre for 14 years. The last 3 years were spent at Royal Direct. Afterward, Lawrence enjoyed 14 years of retirement in which he honed his fishing skills. Lawrence was also a master handy man, creating his own honey do lists and completing them all. Lawrence was a good, solid man who was always there to lend a helping hand. He was meticulous with every project he took on, whether it was: home renovations, building his prized Harley from the bottom up, finishing the cottage in Otter Falls, maintaining an incredibly organized garage and workshop, or keeping a ten-year-old truck that looked showroom ready... The list is endless. On occasion, Lawrence and Angela would take a well-deserved vacation and break from everyday life. Some of their notable excursions were: skiing in the mountains of Alberta and British Columbia, a Caribbean cruise, St. Thomas, and many trips to the Dominican Republic, Aruba, St. Kits, Maui and had recently planned their newest adventure in Cuba. Although he left us too soon, he left us “prepared” for life going forward. He gave us many sound words of advice and confidence of character. He truly believed that anything was possible if you put your mind to it. He will be sorely missed, never forgotten and will be brought on every future adventure taken.


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Mr. Lawrence H. Dolinski

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Don Doig

December 25, 2018

Angela, We are so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. All of our thoughts and prayers are with you always. Although distance and time were not on our side, whenever we spoke it was as if we spoke the day before, never missed a beat. He was a person I respected greatly and regarded as a great friend. The two of you were meant to be. Once again, we are thinking of you always. Don, Donna, Serena, Wanoni and Taleah Doig

Mariann Hartwig

December 23, 2018

Dear Angela, so sorry to hear about your loss. Our time together in Dom Rep is still so clear to me. Remember you will always be welcome to visit me in Denmark. Love Mariann

Sherry Seale

December 23, 2018

Angela, so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers to you, Nicole and family. Thinking of you at this time.

Shirley Watts

December 22, 2018

Angela, I missed the obituary in the paper and am so sorry to read this from another source. My heart goes out to you - words seem so pat but please know that they are truly heartfelt. I will speak with you soon.

Lillian and Dennis Kozak

December 22, 2018

We are so sorry to hear of your sudden loss Angela. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you go forward without Lawrence. May the many great memories you made together give you strength at this difficult time.

Jules Desjarlais

December 21, 2018

My condolences to the family and friends. Lawrence was a great guy with his own sense of humor. He loved to get into a good conversation or debate. Back in the day, Lawrence was always a dedicated member. With much respect and love I bid you a good travel into the spirit world.

Mary & Cliff Nichols

December 21, 2018

Please feel my hugs and condolences I have a great memory of Lawrence at Kevin's funeral, and just know if ever you need a shoulder and arms to hold you up, call me please

Belle Cameron

December 21, 2018

Angie, I am shocked and saddened to hear this news. Thinking of you and Nicole.

Cindy Sullivan

December 21, 2018

Our hearts go out to you Angela and your family on hearing of Lawrence's passing. He was such a nice man and always so upbeat whenever our paths crossed! Sending our deepest condolences and love. May his love for all of you help to support you through the hard days ahead.

Diane Shepherd

December 21, 2018

Thoughts, prayers and hugs Angela. Thinking of you today and into the future as you deal with the the hole left in your heart and in your life.