1926 – 1915

Bernard Frank Kokoszka of Mission, BC passed away on September 15, 2015 at the age of 88. Born October 7, 1926 in Poland to Adam and Anna Kokoszka, Frank immigrated with his parents to Canada and grew up on the family farm in Hatzic Prairie. Frank worked in construction and together with his wife Ruby (of 66 years) raised 8 children. Survived by his wife Ruby, daughters Linda (Claridge) and Shelley (Hammerstein), and sons Stan, Greg, Doug, Brent and Neil. Predeceased by his parents Adam and Anna Kokoszka, sister Regina (Wallace), brother John, and son Ken. Funeral Service will be held Thursday September 24, 2015 at 10:30 am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 32550 7th Ave. in Mission. Reception to follow at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mission Hospice Society, 32180 Hillcrest Ave., Mission, BC. E-mail The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff at Christine Morrison Hospice for their compassion and care of their father.

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