Maria Kos

KOS, Maria

Just short of 99 years of age, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother passed away on February 9, 2019 at Royal Oak Chartwell Kingsville. Predeceased by her husband Mat, April 7, 2010 after celebrating 72 years of marriage. Loving mother of the late John Kos (2008) and wife Julia, and Katherine Gunning and husband Wayne. Cherished grandmother of Richard, Debra, Darleen and husband Joe, Chad and Derek and wife Julie Kos; Sande Gunning and husband David Robinson and Connie Gunning. Proud great grandmother of Wade, Kevin, Maak, Zoe.William. Samuel, Andy and Alex. Sister of John Huy and predeceased by mother Anna, father John and sister Katie. Mat and Maria arrived in Canada from Klek, Yugoslavia in 1938, settling in Mersea Township. Here they farmed growing vegetables then moving into greenhouse operations until their retirement in 1965. Maria and Mat were fortunate enough to have enjoyed 32 years of traveling to Florida to spend the winter months. Last few years were difficult for Maria as she dealt with the symptoms of Parkinson, but as she faced all her challenges with determination she was able to deal with the issues to have a comfortable life. Special thanks to all the Doctors, nurses and staff at Royal Oak Chartwell who supported and cared for Maria during her last few weeks. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Maria's life from the Funeral Home on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. John VanOmme officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the charity of your choice. Share words of comfort at