Oshawa family grateful for support of loved one living with Alzheimer's Disease
Paul Szakacsi was 21 when he arrived in Canada from his native Hungary eager to build the life he dreamed of. Already a machinist by trade, Paul worked at General Motors (GM) for a decade before he began to design and fabricate his own products and started Rider Tool and Manufacturing Co. in Oshawa, Ont.
"He was so talented and determined to be successful," notes Eva, his loving wife of 43 years.
Paul built a nice life for his blended family, which included four children, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He loved to travel, play cards and socialize. He loved hosting parties and being around people he cared about.
When he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease four years ago, Paul was still very much the same man.
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