Jitka Peresta

Obituary of Jitka Jaromira Peresta

December 9, 1939 – Czechoslovakia

May 2, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta


Jitka Peresta (nee Plesner), of Calgary, AB, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at the age of 83 years.


Jitka Peresta was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia on December 9, 1939. She was married to Frank at the age of 19 and they immigrated to Canada in 1968.  Jitka settled in Edmonton with her husband, and she helped to establish a successful business and raised two children. In 2006, following the passing of her husband she moved to Calgary and became an active member of the local community.


Jitka is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Frank and Erin Peresta, and daughter Jitka Peresta; as well as her six grandchildren Milaina, Breanna, Brandon, James, Charlotte, and Ben. Jitka is also survived by her brothers Frank Plesner (Lida Plesner) and Joseph Plesner. Jitka was predeceased by her loving husband Frank Peresta in June 2003.


Memorial Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB), on Friday, June 9, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.


In living memory of Jitka Peresta, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.


Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Friday, June 9, 2023
82 Crowfoot Circle NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
(403) 241-0044
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