Obituaries & Death Notices
BERECZKI, Istvan (Steve)
Published:Aug 13, 2019
Event Date:Aug 11, 2019
BERECZKI, Istvan (Steve) Born August 29, 1932 and passed away August 11, 2019 at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton at the age of 86. Beloved partner to Marlene Chesney Griffiths; cherished father to Steve (Tamara), John (Brenda) and David, and stepfather to Stephen (Michelle), Kristina (Doug), and David (Amanda). Dear grandfather to Samantha, Andrew, Mathew, Spencer, Maya, Christina, Zackary, Benjamin, Olivia, Charlotte, Cara, Nicholas, Anna and Kelsey; great-grandfather to Collin, Autumn, Cailieigh, Cohen, Knox, Aria, Lydia, Tyren, Liam and Amelia. The youngest of five, he is predeceased by his siblings Piroska, Laszlo and Erzabet. He is survived by his sister Anna and his extended family of nephews and nieces in Hungary. Steve arrived in Canada in 1956 from Budapest and settled in Hamilton where he raised his family and served as a dedicated employee at Canada Brick for more than 35 years. Known as Papa Steve to his Canadian family, and Pista Basci to his Hungarian family, he will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him. A visitation will be held at CRESMOUNT FUNERAL HOME, 322 Fennell Ave. E., on Saturday, August 17th at 12:00 p.m. with a Service of Remembrance and reception to follow at 1:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Steve may be directed to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Category: Obituaries & Death Notices
Newspaper(s): Hamilton Spectator
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