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Elizabeth Szabo

Elizabeth Szabo

Tuesday, January 15th, 1929 Sunday, March 31st, 2019

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Betty MacNichol

Elizabeth was the glue that held us all together. She lead an amazing life that saw her escape from war torn Hungary to Belgium. This is where she met the love of her life. She and Alexander wanted to immigrate to Canada and did so via the Dominican Republic. This is where they had their one and only child. Finally arriving in Canada in 1952 they settled in Edmonton where Alexander practiced his profession as an Orthotist and Prosthesist while Elizabeth maintained the household. In 1956 during the Hungarian uprising many Hungarian immigrants where accepted in Edmonton. Elizabeth worked as a translator for the government to assist in the process of immigration applications. Quite a feat considering she had only been in the country for four years and at home without a great deal of English interaction. In days before instant credit and credit cards Elizabeth always managed to stretch every dollar to save for a new home, furnishings all the while still allowing for the best for her family and spoiling her daughter with the newest of fashions. She worked for a few years at the Eaton’s downtown In Edmonton in the white goods department. She enjoyed the interaction with fellow employees and customers always happy and eager to assist. When Alexander decided to retire they moved to Osoyoos to partner with friends in the Husky station restaurant. While Alexander stayed at home Elizabeth helped out at the restaurant. Alexander soon became restless and accepted a position with the Canadian Government at Shaunessy Hospital in Vancouver. Moving to Port Moody in 1974 they purchased the home that Elizabeth swore she would never leave. Here they entertained their three grandchildren during the summers reveling in all they could do for them. They cherished these times even driving cross country to visit relatives. When Alexander passed away in 1994 Elizabeth was devastated but remained the strong and Independant woman she had become through her years. She lived her remaining years with no regrets, travelling to Europe a few times and often to Edmonton. She relished her grandchildren and her great grandchildren. In her final years her determination far outweighed her pain with arthritis. Up to the very end she lived her life to her own expectations always believing that tomorrow things would be better. She revelled in her independence and stayed true to her convictions. She was amazing.
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