“As long as we remember a person, they’re not really gone. Their thoughts, their feelings, their memories, they become a part of us.”
Maigonis Michael Kulainis, 93, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, passed away on Thursday July 1st, 2021. He passed away peacefully in hospital with his family by his side. Born in 1927, Michael M Kulainis grew up in his native Latvia surrounded by the beauty of nature around the Lacava and Lielupe rivers. His love of nature and learning gave Mike his singular love of languages (7 conversant), books, encyclopedias and newspapers that lasted throughout his life. Leaving his homeland in 1941, Mike made his way to England where he met the love of his life, Francesca Rosa Faliselli.
Meeting in the southern English weaving mills and marrying in 1951, soon to welcome the first of two children, Mara in 1952 and, after moving to Toronto, Canada in 1953, Marco in 1964.
Mike leaves behind his loving wife Rose Kulainis, his children Mara Colavecchia (Sandy, decd.), Marco Kulainis (Tara), as well as his grandchildren; Adriano (Paola), Anna, Issy, Emma, Julien, Sophie and great-grandchildren Luca, Christian and Chloe.
If desired, please send memorial donations to The Canadian Geriatric Society - CGS .