It is with great sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Catherine “Trudy” Rose Pitz-Funk. Trudy passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre, Brandon Manitoba, on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021, at the age of 55. Trudy was born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan on November 16th, 1965.
She attended Goose Lake High School. Following her education, she moved to Winnipeg to find employment and later she went to Moosejaw, where she became a talented hairdresser. She took her talents to Calgary and Vancouver and eventually moved back home to Roblin and opened Vibes Hair in 2000. Trudy married Rodney Funk in 2004. She had a zest for life and enjoyed time with her family.
A service was held on Monday, May 3, 2021 at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church in MacNutt, Saskatchewan, with Father Andrew Piasta officiating. Crossbearer and Banner Bearers were Barry, Christian and Easton Pitz. Pallbearers were Kelly Keast, Glen Puritch, Debbie Pryslak, Tammy Leflar, Perry Toderian and Steven Pitz.
Trudy is survived by her husband, Rodney; her mother, Anne; her three siblings, Randy (Shannon), Joanne (Kelly) and Barry (Tara), as well as many nieces and nephews.
Donations in Trudy’s name may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba/Pediatric Cancer.
God saw you getting tired,
so he put his arms around you
and he whispered “Come with me”.
With tearful eyes, we watched you slip away
and we couldn’t make you stay.
Your Golden Heart stop beating,
your tired hands put to rest.
God broke our hearts to prove to us,
He only takes the best.
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CancerCare Manitoba Foundation/Pediatric Cancer
1160-675 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg MB R3E 0V9