Martina "Kristina" Kolar

November 2, 1931May 28, 2013

Peacefully passed away at her home, surrounded by her family on May 28, 2013 at the age of 81. Beloved wife and lifelong love of Stefan. Loving mother of Milena Essig (David), Stephen Kolar (Lori) and Loren Kolar (James Bullock). Cherished Ma of Jesse (Sarah) and Keith. Dear sister of Julka, Janes, Ana, Helena, Majda and Francka. She will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, and family and friends in Canada and Slovenia. Predeceased by her sisters Iva, Minka and her brother France. Special thanks to Helen and Alice from VON, her evening nurse Deborah, Alicia, the Juravinski Cancer Centre and Father Drago for their compassionate care. Visitation at MARKEY-DERMODY FUNERAL HOME, 1774 King Street East (at Kenilworth) on Thursday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm with Vigil Prayers at 3:30pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Gregory the Great Slovenian Roman Catholic Church, 125 Centennial Parkway, on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 11am. Interment Our Lady of the Angels Cemetery. Donations to the VON would be greatly appreciated.


  • Visitation Thursday, May 30, 2013
  • Vigil Prayers Thursday, May 30, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, May 30, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Friday, May 31, 2013

Martina "Kristina" Kolar

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Lily & Scott Dinich

May 31, 2013

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

May 31, 2013

A great lady who will be missed. We are truly sorry for your loss. Diana, Shane, Laina and Alexandra


May 31, 2013

My thoughts are with you all, dear family. Hold onto the love and remember Mom at her best. I am with you in spirit and pray for your peace.

Peggy, Ashley, Lindsay and Chelsea

May 30, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.