Staric, Alois

1926 - 2020

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Alois Staric, in Lachine, on August 12, at the age of ninety-three. Beloved husband of Rosalia Kozuh. Loving father of Walter (Debra), Ann Marie, John and Robert. Cherished grandfather of Maria (Danny), Matthew (Jacquie), Anthony (Malvina), Chris, Robert (Joanna), Katherine (Frank), Mariana and Pavel. Dear great grandfather of Daniella, Natalie, Dominic, Rosalie, Deacon and Logan. Survived by his sister Nada (Lojze) and sister-in-law Pavla in Slovenia as well as many other relatives and friends. Awaiting him in heaven are his mother Marija, father Janez and siblings Marjan, Justi, Ivan (Ana), Mari (Pavel), Dani (Pavel) and Srecko.

Alois was born in Dobrnic, Slovenia. He survived WWII and arrived in Canada in 1948. He then settled in Montreal where he met Rosalia, his wife and partner for over 70 years. Alois was a loving father and hard worker at Stelco, Dominion Works in Lachine for over 33 years. He loved his garden and fruit trees. He loved his family immensely and encouraged them all to succeed. Alois enjoyed socializing with co-workers and his many cherished friends including those in the Slovenian community. He will be remembered as being a deeply religious man, always positive and thankful for God’s many blessings.

The family will receive condolences on

Sunday, August 16, from 2 to 5:30 p.m. (prayer service to be held at 3 p.m.) at

Funeral service will be held on Monday, August 17, at 11 a.m. in St. Vladimir Parish, 3470, St. Joseph Blvd. East, Montreal, thence to the Lachine Catholic Cemetery, 2360, Provost Street, Lachine Qc.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the St. Vladimir Parish.