Krystyna S. Tabor
March 15, 1943 – June 9, 2018
Krystyna Tabor resident of Surprise, AZ formerly of Chicago, IL
Blessed Beginning March 15, 1943 Met the Lord on June 9, 2018
Krystyna was born in Tarnow, Poland on March 15, 1943. She met then married the love of her life, Edward, on November 21, 1963. They had a daughter, Lilla, the following year. In Jan 1967 the family moved to Chicago where Krystyna continued to be a working mom. Edward and Krystyna later welcomed two more daughters: Violeta in 1968 and Agatha in 1974. Krystyna became an American citizen in 1986. Krystyna was an inspirational woman to everyone who knew her. Her courage, love, and compassion have not been equaled. She was an avid reader and especially enjoyed mysteries and Agatha Christie novels. She enjoyed travelling with her family and friends and loved to explore new places with her endless curiosity of the world. Once retired, she, Edward and Agatha moved to Surprise, Arizona in 2002. Krystyna frequented the many art festivals in the Phoenix area. Her love of travel continued and included many cruises to places as varied as Hawaii, the Caribbean, Alaska, and the Panama Canal. She also enjoyed showing her grandchildren the Grand Canyon and was able to visit Bryce Canyon with Edward, her daughter Agatha and son-in-law Travis in 2017.
She will be sadly missed by her husband, Edward Tabor, her daughters, Lilla Tischler, Violette Bernauer, and Agatha Stedman, her sons-in-law, Steve Tischler, David Bernauer Sr, and Travis Stedman as well as her grandchildren, Victoria and Lucas Tischler, and David Bernauer Jr. She also adored her grand-dog, Dobbie, who often visited. She was predeceased by her grandchildren Brian and Joshua Bernauer.
The visitation for Krystyna will be held on Friday, June 15 at Surprise Funeral Home 16063 W. Bell Road from 5-9pm. A mass will be held on Saturday, June 16 at St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church 17111 W. Bell Road at 10 am immediately followed by an entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery 10045 W. Thomas Rd, Avondale, AZ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the Arizona ALS Foundation https://secure2.convio.net/alsa/site/Donation2;jsessionid=00000000.app278b?df_id=34440&34440.donation=form1&NONCE_TOKEN=5B741C54BABB34593BF478183698D2DC
The ALS Association Arizona Chapter
360 E. Coronado Rd. #140, Phoenix, AZ 85004
- Visitation Friday, June 15, 2018
- Rosary Friday, June 15, 2018
- Funeral Mass Saturday, June 16, 2018
- Entombment Saturday, June 16, 2018
Krystyna S. Tabor
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