MARKOWSKI, Candice ‘Roberta’


wawa-news Remembrance Day Parade 2009

At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, December 24th, 2021, Candice peacefully passed in her sleep from pancreatic cancer at the young age of 73.

Beloved wife of the late Benjamin Markowski.  Loving mother of Curtiss and his wife Lisa.  Cherished sister of Curtiss and Cyndy (Ted).  Aunty Slowpoke of Kevin and Colin.  Step-mother of Steven (Carolin), Randy (Debbie), and Robbie (Vickie).  Adoring Nana Wawa of Shy-Anne (Cody), Kyla (Josh), Christopher (Amber).  Step Nana of Cody, Mac, and Olivia Lili.  Great-grandmother of Colby, Mackenzie, Isabelle, and Benjamin.

As a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #429 – Ladies Auxiliary in Wawa, Candice “Roberta” will be missed by many friends and colleagues.

Donations to the legion in lieu of flowers would be appreciated. Cremation arrangements entrusted to the McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).

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  1. I am so heartbroken from this news she was a special person I will always remember the good old days of IGA forever in my heart

  2. To the editors and staff at Wawa News. Well done on adding “Roberta’s” picture in uniform. I know she was a very proud member, and all she ever talked about was her days with the legion.

  3. Willy & Bonnie Smedts

    Roberta you were one of a kind. So sorry to hear this news. We had many good times and you were the best volunteer. Great employee. Best friend. You will be remembered.

  4. So sorry to hear of the passing of Roberta. She did a lot of volunteering for the Legion here in Wawa. She was proud to be a Legion member. Very pleasant lady.