Loretta KUVA

KUVA, Loretta Marie (nee Hoffman)

Oct 28, 1927 – Mar 20, 2012. Our dearly beloved mother passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer. She rejoins her husband of 53 years Frank Kuva taken in 2001 from cancer. Also pre-deceased by her 3 brothers Thomas, Charles and Robert, Loretta is survived by her brother William and 2 sisters Anne and Irene. Loretta was born in La Fleche, SK on October 28, 1927 and moved with her family to Abbotsford in September 1933 to their 10 acre farm at 790 McKenzie Road which remained in the family until 2004. Loretta was a pioneer of Abbotsford. She attended school at Huntingdon, Upper Sumas and P.S.H.S. After graduating from the Provincial Mental (Essendale) Hospital nursing program, she married Frank Kuva and they moved to Newton to raise their three children Kenneth (Marilyn), Gerald (Leslie) and Patricia. After twenty years they moved back to Abbotsford to their hobby farm on Mt. Lehman Road and then in retirement to their home in Abbotsford where she enjoyed gardening, walking, music and houseplants. She is sadly missed by her 3 children, 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Abbotsford. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice are gratefully appreciated. Condolences may be offered on-line at:


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