September 8, 1926 – July 22, 2015

Maria Herbst, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on July 22, 2015 at the age of 88 years. Born in Dolina, Poland, the last of 14 children, she spent her childhood on the family farm with her sister Josefine. She is survived by her loving family, daughter Connie, son-in-law Gordon, grandsons Jordon (Lisa), Adam (Stephen) and Scott, and great-grandchildren Kobe and Jett, as well as her sister Josefine and extended family in Germany. A special thank-you goes to the staff at Dufferin Care Centre who gave her comfort during the last year of her life. A Catholic Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows at 11:00 on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, followed by interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at 3789 Royal Oak Avenue, Burnaby, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice in Maria’s name. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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