MARIE ZENOVIA AVRAM
September 19th, 1937 – September 30th, 2022
It is with deep sadness that we announce our mother, Marie passed away peacefully in her sleep at age 85 years on Friday, September 30th, 2022. Marie was predeceased by her parents, Anton and Mary Martin; husband, Wesley Avram; sister, Illene Colcerin; and brother, John Martin. Left to mourn are her children: Terry Avram – Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; Pat Gale (Terry) – Calgary, Alberta; Dr. Wendy Henrichs (Scott) – Rhinelander, Wisconsin; and John Avram (Alicia) – O’Fallon, Missouri; and grandchildren: Adrian Allen (Greg), Abbey Henrichs, Andrew Henrichs, Zackery Avram and Ethan Avram. Marie was raised near Dahinda, SK on her parents’ farm and had farming in her blood. She and Wes also farmed together until his passing in 1986. Marie loved gardening and plants. She had expansive gardens of flowers and vegetables which she used to decorate her home and nourish her family. She canned and froze garden vegetables to enjoy throughout the Saskatchewan winters and was an excellent cook. Her turkey dressing was (and still is) one of the family’s favourite holiday recipes. Marie was skilled at refinishing wood and furniture, which she did until the effects of living with multiple sclerosis no longer allowed her to. She was amazingly resilient and managed to live a long and fruitful life in spite of her illness. Marie was interested in science and enjoyed learning and reading throughout her life. Her greatest accomplishment though was her children, in whom she instilled her family values and zest for learning, especially the importance of higher education. A Time of Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 15th, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Moose Jaw Funeral Home. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Marie’s name may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 150 Albert St, Regina, SK S5R 2N2 or to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Gary McDowell, Funeral Director 306-693-4550
Condolences to the Avram. Family on your loss .
Thank you Ray! It was great seeing you and we very much appreciate you coming to our mother’s celebration of life