Albert BakytaCallsign: VE3BHKDied: 2010 08 28
We sadly announce the passing of Albert Bakyta after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving family, at St. Peter’s Hospital on Saturday, August 28, 2010 at the age of 90. Albert was the beloved husband of Mary (nee Stanichak) with whom he shared 68 years of marriage. He was dearest Dad to Nick (Paola Nasute) of Vancouver, B.C., Jean (Joe Hudacin) of Bath, Ontario and Susan (Rick Culver) of Hamilton. Albert was cherished Grampa to Sophia, Christopher, Jeremiah (Vicky Stikeman), Micah (Julie Bissell), Katrina (Pete Stringer), Brendan and Jordan. He was also Great Grampa to Clara, Leah, Chloe and Emily. Albert was predeceased by his brothers Emil and William. Albert was a proud member of the Lado Tamburitzans, a life long member of the Amateur Radio League, a long time employee of CHCH TV, and a veteran of WWII. A very special thank you goes out to the staff at St. Peter’s Hospital , 4 East for the 8 years of loving care shown to Albert. The family will receive friends at the MARKEY DERMODY FUNERAL HOME, 1774 King St. E. (at Kenilworth) on Monday from 6-8 p.m. with prayer service at 7:45 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Cross Church,1883 King Street East on Tuesday at 1 pm followed by interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Peter’s Hospital. On line condolences may be made at http://www.markeydermody.com
Albert Bakyta was a longtime member of the HARC back in the 60s. He was radio/TV technician at CHCH (at the transmitter tower site in Stoney Creek) when it first started with Stu Graves VE3SG (Chief Tech.) and Stan Kubien VE3COE (Tech).