Nancy Szkurhan (Cooper, Zielinski)

October 6, 1949 ~ August 16, 2021 (age 71)


It is with great sadness that we announce that Nancy Szkurhan passed away at home surrounded by family on August 16th, 2021 at the age of 71. She leaves behind the love of her life, husband of 45 years, Peter Szkurhan, her daughters Tammi Zielinski (Wes Barclay) and Shannon Szkurhan (Christion Schnobb) and son Brandon Szkurhan (Savanna Johnson). Nancy also leaves behind her five beautiful grandchildren Cassie, Jenna, Mackenzie, Léo and Zia and great-grandson Bentley.


She is predeceased by father John (Jack) Cooper and mother Catherine (Cathy) Cooper (Morrice) and brothers Jack (Skip) and Russ (Randy) and sister Jill.


Nancy will greatly be missed by all her family and friends in both the Ottawa and the Stoney Creek/Hamilton areas. Nancy had a zest for life and adventure and will live on through the stories and memories of family and friends.


The funeral service will be held at Holy Redeemer Parish on Friday, September 24th, 2021 at 11:00 am located at 44 Rothesay Drive, Kanata, Ontario.


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The funeral will be followed by a celebration of life gathering at 1:00 pm. Details for this gathering will be given at the funeral service. Please note that due to COVID, attendance at the funeral and celebration of life will be limited.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Shepherds of Good Hope.


Funeral Service
September 24, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Redeemer Parish (Rothesay Drive, Kanata, Ontario)


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