Maj Mark Zoledowski, CD (Ret'd)
We regret to advise of the death of Major Mark Zoledowski, CD (Ret'd) on 17 May 2010 in Ottawa in his 56th year.
Mark joined the Canadian Forces in 1971 as a Guardsman with the Canadian Grenadier Guards. After completing the Changing of the Guard Ceremony in summer 1971, he attended the Royal Military College of Canada, graduating with a degree in Engineering and Management. Mark's first posting was to the Construction Engineering Section at CFB Petawawa followed by a tour at 2 Combat Engineer Regiment 1979-1981. He was then transferred to Montreal where he became the Regular Support Staff Officer with 3 Field Engineer Regiment in Montreal 1981-1984 followed by a posting to Mobile Command Headquarters first as Staff Officer 3 Field Engineering and then Staff Officer 2 Establishments upon promotion to major. Mark then returned to 2 Combat Engineer Regiment as the Deputy Commanding Officer 1987-1989.
From 2 CER, Maj Zoledowski was assigned to the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering as the first Officer Commanding Doctrine Troop in 1989 followed by duties as Officer Commanding Field Engineer Training Squadron 1991-1993. He was next a Project Manager for the Army 1993 - 2006 in Land Forces Atlantic Area and Land Forces Central Area. Mark retired from the Regular Force in October 2006 after more than 35 years of service to the Canadian Military Engineers and the Canadian Forces.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mark can be made payable to St. John's (Bonnechere) Lutheran Church, c/o Pastor Charlie Nolting, 276 Island View Dr., RR 1 Golden Lake, ON, K0J 1X0. A private memorial service will be held in July at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Germanicus (in the Golden Lake/Eganville/Pembroke area). Details to be published.