Spr Allan Isban Kulawic (Ret’d)
We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Allan Isban Kulawic (Ret’d), suddenly, at Hamilton General Hospital on Friday 21 August 2020.
Allan grew up in Jordan Station ON and attended Beamsville Secondary High School where he was an active athlete, hockey goalie, fastball catcher and cross-country runner. After high school, Allan joined the Canadian Armed Forces with a pride that he carried with him throughout his life. He completed his basic Combat Engineer training at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering in Chilliwack BC in 1985 and joined 2 Combat Engineer Regiment in Petawawa later that year. In 2 CER he worked in Resources Troop, 1 Troop and Regimental Headquarters. He deployed on a six month United Nations peacekeeping tour in Cyprus attached to the Canadian Airborne Regiment in Nicosia. He was also a member of the ACE(Allied Command Europe) Task Force and deployed to Norway on exercise with other NATO forces. Allan suffered a serious injury during Exercise RV(RendezVous) ‘87 and was subsequently medically discharged in 1988. He later battled Multiple Sclerosis.
Friends and family are invited to a public visitation held at the Vineland Chapel of Tallman Funeral Homes, 3277 King St. in Vineland on Thursday 27 August 2020 from 1-4:00pm and 6-9:00pm. Due to COVID restrictions, masks will be required and entrance will be marshalled by funeral home staff. A private funeral service will be held on Friday 28 August 2020.