In Memory Of Stalica Janina-Barbara


Private visitation

Private service

Janina-Barbara “Basia” Pachulska-Stalica passed away on February 12, 2021 in the late afternoon at the Royal Victoria Hospital (Glen Site) in Montreal due to complications after suffering with progressive Alzheimer’s disease for several years. Her passing was gentle and peaceful surrounded by her immediate family.
Barbara was born on October 28, 1934 in the Polish city of Biała Podlaska. She was one of three daughters and two sons of Francizek and Aleksandra Pachulski (nee. Dzieciątko).
Barbara immigrated to Canada in the late 1950s, and lived in Renfrew, Ontario and Montreal. She worked as a Dietician’s Aid at the Royal Victoria Hospital in the late 1950s and early 1960s. In August 1964 she married Emil Stalica in Warsaw. They had their first child Jacek in 1965 at which point she decided to dedicate her life to being a wonderful wife and mother. Their 2nd child Magdalena was born in 1971.
Barbara returned to school completing her B.A. (Double Major English and French) at Concordia University in Montreal in 1988 and worked at Velan Inc. as an Administrative Assistant for 5 years in the 1990s. 
Barbara was fiercely dedicated to her children and to cooking wonderful Polish delights. She had a melodious voice and enjoyed singing beautiful Polish carols at Christmas time. When she wasn’t filling her home with warmth and kindness, she enjoyed knitting and tending her vegetable garden. She had an overwhelming love for all children that shone brightly even through her illness. We miss her love and presence immensely.
Barbara was predeceased by her father and her mother. She is survived by her husband Emil; her sisters Jadwiga and Danuta; her children Jacek (wife Gina) and Magdalena; and numerous nephews and nieces in Canada, Poland and America.
Funeral Services for Barbara will be private.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Janina-Barbara’s name to the Alzheimer Society of Canada ( or to the McGill University Health Centre Foundation (muhc

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Messages for the Family of Stalica Janina-Barbara

From: Lyne, Vincenzo & Giuseppe Iannuzzi

Sincere condolences to the Stalica family for your loss, may she rest in peace.

From the Iannuzzi family.
From: Henry Pachulski

My sincere condolences on the loss of your dear mother and my ciocia. May she be in the presence of the love of God. All my best wishes for you and your family at this difficult time.
From: Anna Wong Won

Dearest Emil, Jack and Maggie,

Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of your beautiful wife and mother.
Wishing you loving and warmest memories to treasure forever in your hearts.
Please know that we are thinking of you and holding you close in our prayers during this time

With heartfelt sympathy,
Eugene, Elizabeth and Lisa Wong Won
From: Andrzej, Anna i Radek Sater

Witaj Jacku. Łączymy się w żalu i smutku z Tobą i Twoimi bliskimi z powodu śmierci Waszej Mamy a naszej Cioci Janiny.
From: Chris, Marsha, Nicholas, Benjamin and Daniel

Stalica family,

Please accept our condolences on the loss of your wife, mother, aunt and a woman who was all those roles and more. Both you and Barbara are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sending love and hugs,
From: Msggie

Beautiful , kind and loving mother and wife, may you be held to the highest stature. May you live in our hearts forever and forever rest in peace.

Your loving daughter and husband,
Magdalena and Emil Stalica
From: Harry Thaler

I was very sad to hear about the passing of Mrs. Janina-Barbara Stalica.
My deepest and heartful condolences to the family.
May she rest in peace.
From: Anna Gąska z Rodziną

Ciocia Janina Barbara Stalica była moją Chrzestną Matką. Składamy Tobie Jacku i Twoim Bliskim serdeczne wyrazy współczucia. Wierzymy, że Twoja Mama mieszka na Wieczność w Sercu KochającegoBoga.
From: Paweł, Ola, Maria and Tomek from Poland

We wish to offer you our heartfelt condolences for the loss of Aunt Barbara. Our words might not ease your pain, but know that you have our sympathy and our thoughts are with you in this hard time.
May she rest in peace.
From: Maria Hollik

Dear Stalica Family,
My deepest condolences to all of you in the sudden passing of your mother and wife. She is in a good place now and at peace with the Lord. May you cherish all the fond memories of her. My thoughts are with you all.
From: Chris Siu

You must be very proud of your wife and mother, getting her BA when she was in her fifties , double major in English and French ! I couldn’t imagine doing it in my twenties !

May she rest in pease !
From: Isabel, Émeline et Serge

Recevez nos plus tendres pensées dans cette épreuve.
Bien affectueusement.
Isabel, Émeline et Serge
From: George Pachulski

My condolences for your loss, Jack. May your family , Maggie and dad be blessed by the grace that your mom was. Times like these are always difficult .