CHARD, Sheila Marlene passed away peacefully June 24, 2010 at the age of 52 years. She is survived by her husband; Warren, daughter Kimberly Chard, Edmonton, son Garret Chard, Oakville, Ontario, her mother; Marlene Lamont, Leduc, sisters Valerie (Terry) Steinke, Joan (Cyril) Forton, one brother, Kevin (Diane) Lamont, plus numerous nieces and nephews. Sheila was predeceased by her father Thomas Lamont. Those wishing to pay their last respects may do so Tuesday June 29th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Service 4702 — 51 Avenue, Leduc, AB. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Michael’s Catholic Church 5105 — 45A Street Leduc, AB. Wednesday June 30th, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. In Lieu of flowers, donations to The Huntington Society of Canada, 151 Frederick Street, Suite 400 Kitchener, Ontario N2H 2M2. would be appreciated. God saw the road was getting rough And the hills were hard to climb, So He closed your weary eyelids And whispered, “Peace be thine”. Condolences:www.serenity.ca Serenity Funeral Service, Leduc. (780) 980-3688. Your Community Owned, Not For Profit, Funeral and Cremation provider.
On Saturday, June 19, 2010 Ruby Hollar passed away at the age of 87 years. Ruby leaves to mourn her two sons, Jesse, Larry and one daughter Linda; Ruby was predeceased by her son Miles and husband Ernest. No formal service will be held.
BRAULT, Mary Catherine
On June 22, 2010, Mary Brault of Millet was called home to be with her Lord. She was 79 years of age. Mary is survived by five children: Valerie (Walter) Kostiw of Westlock, Vivian (Dave) Miller of Keswick, Ontario, Randy of Erskine, Reg (Shirley) of Red Deer and Rod of Calgary; fourteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Mary is lovingly remembered by her three sisters: Helen Egleston, Rita Kallal, and Evelyn (Marcel) Dallaire; four brothers: William (Theresa) Kallal, Edwin (Helen) Kallal, Thomas (Millie) Kallal and Gerald (Lorraine) Kallal. She was predeceased by her husband Sam Brault in November 2009 and her parents William and Amelia Kallal. Prayers will be held at St. Norbert’s Roman Catholic Church, 5155–50 Avenue, Millet, AB on Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5113–49 Avenue, Wetaskiwin, AB. on Monday, June 28, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Marc Cramer celebrant. Interment at St. Norbert’s Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Millet, Alberta. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to one of the following; Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta 10985–124 Street, Edmonton, AB. T5M 0H9, St. Norbert’s Roman Catholic Church, Millet, AB. or Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wetaskiwin, AB. Condolences: www.serenity.ca Serenity Funeral Service Wetaskiwin, AB. 780 — 352 — 5300 Your Community Owned, Not for Profit, Funeral Provider.
SILLITO, Effie Lois
SILLITO, Effie Lois Effie Lois (Bates) Sillito daughter of Franklin Richard Bates and Effie Corinne Henderson; Passed away peacefully at home in St. Albert on June 19th, 2010 at the age of 97 years. Lois was born January 1, 1913 in Purple Springs, Alberta the third of thirteen children. She is survived by her brother Joseph Bates and sister Betty Peterson. On August 27th, 1938 she married Melvin Thomas Sillito and became the mother of fourteen children. Lois is survived by thirteen of her children; Beverly Hale, Jolayne Call, Geraldine Finney, Marilyn McCombs, David Sillito, Thomas Sillito, Ernest Sillito, Hugh Sillito, Murray Sillito, Susan Jong, Stephen Sillito, James Sillito, and Megan Sillito, 78 grandchildren, 114 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Melvin Thomas Sillito and her son Kenneth Lloyd Sillito. Lois worked tirelessly mothering her children and the following generations of herposterity over the years. She encouraged her children to get an education both to improve their minds and their work opportunities. She was an active member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) serving in church positions and working as a missionary to the Hmong people who had relocated to California from Laos after the Vietnam War. Her love of music and reading was contagious and picked up by her children and grandchildren. She had a beautiful soprano voice that was appreciated at church and especially around the house. We love you Mom and will miss your sense of humour and playful nature. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. June 26th, 2010 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chapel at 10 Akins Drive in St. Albert, Alberta. Condolences: www.serenity.ca Serenity Funeral Service, North Central Chapel Edmonton, (780) 477-7500 Your Community Owned, Not For Profit, Funeral and Cremation Provider.
PULLES, Bert After a brave and courageous two year journey of cancer treatments, it is with deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Bert Cornelius Martin Pulles on June 21st 2010. Bert is survived by his loving wife of 32 years; Elaine, daughter Jennifer (Tim) Bagu, son Keith (Karen) and daughter Bari. He is also survived by his family in Saskatoon, SK : mother Jacoba ‘Coby’, sister Eleanor ‘Nory’(Roger) Kennedy , brother Henry’Hank’ (Jeanette), brother Richard ‘Rick’ (Chandra), brother John, sister Marian (Barry) Thomson, brother Tom (Maureen), as well as his Regina relatives: mother-in-law Margaret Swayze and her companion Lynall Wilson, brother-in-law Jack (Leslie) Swayze, as well as numerous nephews and nieces in both Alberta and Saskatchewan. Bert was looking forward to the birth of his first grandchild this summer; Bert was predeceased by his father Bert Pulles, uncle John Pulles, and both sets of grandparents. Bert was born on September 18, 1950 on the family farm near Delisle , SK. As a toddler the family moved to Saskatoon, SK and he attended St. Mary’s and St. Goretti’s Elementary Schools as well as St. Paul’s All Boys High School and then E.D. Feehan High School to complete grade 12. Bert graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering in 1972 , and moved to Regina in January 1974 to commence work with Saskatchewan Department of Highways and Transportation, where he worked at both Head Office and Regina District offices until 1986. Bert worked as a consultant with G.E. Ground Engineering in Regina from 1986 to 1989 , at which time he moved to Edmonton to commence employment with EBA Engineering Consultants until his retirement in March 2010. Bert was a man of high integrity, principles, strong morals and extreme loyalty. He was kind, gentle, loving and courageous. He provided a safe and secure home for his family and gave his children a secure and firm foundation so that they can and will handle any obstacles life places in their path. Although this earthly relationship has ended, we rejoice that Bert has now passed from earth to heaven and from suffering to joy at meeting his Heavenly Father face to face. A Memorial Service Celebrating Bert’s Life will be held on June 26, 2010 at 1:30 p.m.at North Pointe Community Church, 14025–167 Avenue, Edmonton, AB. In lieu of flowers, Bert requested that donations be made to the Palliative Care Unit at the Grey Nuns Hospital. Serenity Funeral Service, North Central Chapel Edmonton, (780) 477-7500 Your Community Owned, Not For Profit, Funeral and Cremation provider
HYNDMAN, Ruth Evlyn
On Sunday, June 20, 2010, Ruth Hyndman of Leduc, AB passed away at the age of 90 years.
Ruth is survived by; one son: Randy Hyndman, one daughter: Joy (Dwayne) Buchak, two grandchildren: Staci (Jason) St. Louis and John Buchak, one great granddaughter: Samantha St. Louis; two sisters: Helen Noble and Grace North and numerous nieces nephews relatives and friends. Ruth was predeceased by her parents: William and Estena Jadeske, four brothers: Walter, Clarence, Rueben and Ed and two sisters: Edna and Martha.
A private family service will be held. Memorial donations in Ruth’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories (ASANT), 10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton AB T5H 4K1 or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT & Nunavut, 10985 124 Street Edmonton, Alberta T5M 0H9
Serenity Funeral Service, Leduc (780) 980-3688
MACISAAC, Ernest Stephen
May 20, 1933 — June 19, 2010
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ernie MacIsaac of Devon, Alberta.
Ernie passed away peacefully with family by his side after a brief but courageous battle with cancer at the age of 77.
Ernie was born in Inverness, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton) on May 20, 1933 to Hugh D. and Cassie MacIsaac. He was a member of the Stella Maris Parish. He is survived by his sons Doug (Claudette) MacIsaac, David MacIsaac; daughters Anne (Zach) Johnson and Cyndie (Dale) Sekora; his sisters Lorna (Jim) McIntyre and Ursula (Gord) Lohndorf all of Devon, Alberta. He was a proud grandfather of six grandchildren Aaron, Holly, Jordan, Krystal, Lance and Ava also many nieces, nephews and friends. Ernie was predeceased by his wife Leona on November 4, 2006; parents Hughie and Cassie; sisters Geraldine and Nancy and by his brothers Roderick, Maurice, Lloyd and Bill.
He will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, #8 St. Clair Street, Devon on Friday June 25th at 10:30 a.m.
Interment to follow at Peace Cemetery, Devon.
Memorial donations may be made to the Devon General Hospital Foundation 101 Erie Street South Suite B, Devon, Alberta T9G 1A6.
Serenity Funeral Service, Leduc. (780) 980-3688.
It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Doreine Riley on the 15th day of June 2010. Doreine was born on the 9th day of April, 1930 in Cardston, Alberta. She joins her loving husband William Roy Riley who predeceased her in 2008. She is survived by her eight children, fifteen grandchildren and her sister. Doreine was blessed with a beautiful voice which touched the hearts of all who heard her sing. She was involved in the Richard Eaton’s singers and the Edmonton Symphony Chorus for many years. She was also a season ticket holder for the Edmonton Opera Association. Doreine’s life was her family. After marrying she settled down to be a homemaker and mother which she enjoyed all her days. She would graciously give her time and resources to her children and grandchildren in any way she could. Doreine was also a devout, active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where she served in various leadership and musical positions. A Memorial Service will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday the 19th day of June 2010 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Bonnie Doon Stake Centre, 9010 — 85 Street, Edmonton. A private interment will be held on Friday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of ones choice.
MAKARCHUK, John Steve
John passed away peacefully with his wife and family at his side on June 12, 2010. John will be forever remembered by his loving wife Clare of 47 years; his three sons: Ken (Jeannette), Grant (Bonnie), and Jason (Theresa); his grandson Brendan, his loving mother-in-law, Hilda Shimonek, along with countless relatives and friends. Viewing will be held Thursday, June 17, 2010 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Chapel, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue. The Funeral Service to celebrate John’s life will be held on Friday, June 18, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 11223 — 51 Avenue, Edmonton, AB. Interment will take place at Rosehill Cemetery, 13951 Ellerslie Road. Refreshments will be served at the church following the interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta www.heartandstroke.ab.ca
On June 15, 2010 it was in the Lord’s plan to take Edwin into His loving care at the age of 80 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Rita; two daughters: Connie (Ben) and Caroline (Edgar); four grandchildren: Victoria, Philip, Jacqueline and Eric; brother Werner, as well as many relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, August and Mathilda, and sister Herta. Friends and family are invited to Grace Point Church of God, 720–62 Street SW, Edmonton for visitation on Tuesday, June 22 from 7:00–9:00 p.m. and a Celebration of Edwin’s Life on Wednesday, June 23 at 1:00 p.m. Those who wish may make memorial donations directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500 Station S, Edmonton T6E 6K2 or to Grace Point Church of God Building Fund.
FRASER, Betty Doris
February 8, 1931 — June 16, 2010
On June 16, 2010, Betty Doris Fraser of Edmonton passed away peacefully at the Edmonton General Hospital. Doris was predeceased by her husband Colin on June 11, 2005. She is survived by her daughter Bonnie (Larry) Kurkowsky sons Robert (Pat) Wayne (Joyce) and Neil, three grandsons, five granddaughters, and one great-granddaughter.Cremation will take place and upon her request, a private service will be held. Thank you to the staff at 9Y Palliative Care, Edmonton General Hospital for your excellent care and compassion.
FEHR, Stephen Paul
It is with a great amount of sadness that we share with you, the passing of Stephen Paul Fehr, who drowned in Lake Isle, June 13, 2010 at the age of 48 years. He leaves to mourn his mother Sylvia Fehr, daughter Jill Marie, sister Denny (Neil) Hansen, three nephews, Jason (Kelsey) Norton, Tyler (Chelsie) Norton, Sage Norton, his beloved dog Nikki, plus a host of friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday June 21, 2010, 2:00 p.m. at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 11223 — 51 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta. If you knew Stephen, and even if he didn’t, HE LOVED YOU!
EDWARDS, Gordon William
Gordon passed away Sunday, June 13th, 2010 in his 80th year. Survived by his wife Grace, children Mark (Janice), Susan, grandchildren Marley, Kayley (Geoff), Brett. A Celebration of Gordon’s Life will be held at a later date. Thank you to the staff at 9Y Palliative Care, Edmonton General Hospital for your excellent care and compassion.
BOWIE, Madeline Christine
On June 15, 2010, Madeline Christine Bowie of Edmonton passed away at the age of 79 years. Madeline will be lovingly remembered by her children: Bob (Betty Noden), Dianna (John) Ginter, David (Cheryl Scott), and Ronald; five grandchildren: Denise, Stephen, Katrina, Clinton and Jennifer; as well as numerous family and friends. Keeping with Madeline’s wishes no formal funeral services will be held. If friends so desire, memorial donation may be made directly to Cross Cancer Institute c/o The Alberta Cancer Foundation 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2.
MOROZIUK, Victoria Jeanne (Nee; Lopushinsky)
On June 15, 2010, Victoria Moroziuk, beloved wife, mother, and baba passed away at the age of 75 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of nearly 55 years, Henry; sons, Cliff of Mundare, Wesley (Laura) of Saskatoon, and Clint (Larissa) of Sherwood Park; grandchildren, Rebecca and Melanie of Mundare, Kyle and Sarah of Saskatoon, and Katya and Krystyna of Sherwood Park; as well as three sisters, Mildred, Helen, and Angeline. Victoria was predeceased by her parents, John and Katherine Lopushinsky; five brothers, Paul, Harry, Walter, Joe, and Edward; as well as five sisters, Mary, Anne, Judy, Nancy, and Clara. Prayer service (panakhyda) will be held on Sunday, June 20 at 7:00 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Mundare, AB. Divine liturgy and Funeral Service will be held on Monday, June 21 at 10:00 a.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Mundare, AB with internment to follow at Spas-Maskalyk Ukrainian Catholic Parish Cemetery. Basilian Fathers officiating. In lieu of floral tributes, donations can be made in Victoria’s memory to the Spas-Maskalyk Church restoration fund or the Lamont Health Care Centre. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks and appreciation to the caregivers of the Lamont Health Care Centre for their compassion and support during Victoria’s stay with them over the course of the last five months. Memory eternal. Condolences: www.serenity.ca Serenity Funeral Service, North Central Chapel Edmonton, (780) 477-7500 Your Community Owned, Not For Profit, Funeral and Cremation Provider.
PELLEY, Frances On June 16, 2010 Frances Jeanette Pelley of Edmonton, Alberta Passed away at the age of 70 years. Frances was formerly from Deer Lake, Newfoundland. Frances is survived by her long-time friend Marion Scheers of Edmonton ‚AB. Frances is also survived by five brothers and two sisters; Ken (Carolyn) Pelley of Montreal, QC; Joan (Ray) Tucker of St. Johns, Nfld; Scott (Minetta) Pelley of Deer Lake, Nfld; Marjorie (Harvey) Williams of Deer Lake, Nfld; Allister (Betty Anne) Pelley of Deer Lake, Nfld; Ross (Minnie) Pelley of Corner Brook, Nfld; Roy (Joan) Pelley of Deer Lake, Nfld; sister-in-law, Beverly Pelley of Burlington, ON; Nineteen nieces and nephews plus twenty-one great-nieces and nephews. Frances was predeceased by her father Malcom in 1992; her mother Janet in 2002; brother David in 2002; brother Lloyd in 2006. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday June 21, 2010 at Serenity Funeral Service, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5G 0X9 Marion and family would like to thank the staff at Dickinsfield Extended Care Main Avenue “A” for their care and compassion for Frances. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta at 10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5H 4K1 or Capital Care Foundation Dickinsfield, # 500 9925 — 109 Street Edmonton, AB. T5K 2J8.
TAYLOR, Harry Keith
March 14, 1930 — June 4, 2010
It is with extreme sadness and sorrow we announce the passing of Harry Keith Taylor, our dad, brother, uncle, grandpa and papa on Friday, June 4, 2010. Dad was born in Onoway, Alberta on March 14, 1930, enlisted in the RCAF in November 1948. Followed by a career in the oil industry, retiring from Shell Canada in 1994. Dad was a very talented craftsman and all of our homes contain reminders of his skills and passions. He loved to travel, garden and spend time at the cabin with family and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Isabel in 1980, second wife Elsie in 2009, daughter Christine, sons-in-law Wayne, Arden, brothers Bill, Ken, sister Lucy and great-granddaughter Evelyn. He will be sadly missed by his children Debbie (Ken), Greg (Deb), Donna (Will), Jennifer (Dirk); step-daughters Wendy, Shauna (Maurice), grandchildren Robert, Lisa (Matthew), Isabel, Joshua, Joseph, Pamela (Andrew), Megan, Sarah, Clint, Roxanne, Jeanine (Kevin), Taylor, Cindy (Jon), Christine, Stephanie, Dillon and Jacqueline, great– grandchildren Tyler, Anthony, Skye, Trinity, Aeden, Jace, Cassidy and Kaleb. He is loved and cherished by all and will be held in our hearts and prayers forever. His influence is reflected in our lives today and in our futures. We would like to express our thanks to all the staff and residents at the Shepherds Care Foundation, Kensington. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Alberta Lung Association or charity of your choice. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church, 13850 — 119A Street, Edmonton, AB. Serenity Funeral Service, Spruce Grove, AB 780–962-2749.
HUTCHINSON, David Jay
June 5, 1991 – July 29, 2010
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of David Hutchinson at the young age of 19 years.
David was loved and will be missed by his mother Verona Pesti, sister Christina, father Robert, grandparents Louis Pesti, John and Shirley Hutchinson, Uncle and Aunt Robert and Maureen Pesti, aunts Karen Kramer, Tammy King, cousins Ava and Rya Pesti, Robert and Amanda Maddoford.
David was predeceased by his brother Kyle, grandmothers Eva Pesti and Dorothy Siemens.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday August 4th, 2010 at the Leduc Community Baptist Church, 3205 Coady Blvd., Leduc, AB.
Memorial donations can be made to: The Support Network, 400, 10025 — 106 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 1G4
Serenity Funeral Service (Leduc) 780–980-3688
ANDERSON, Christine (nee Kowalchuk) Christine passed away on July 28, 2010. Survived by her loving and most devoted Bruce; one daughter Sherry (Keith); dear friend Larry; mother Aline; brother Robert (Marlene); sister Maxine (Ray). Leaves to mourn many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends very dear to her heart. Predeceased by her father Max, sister Gisele. Memorial Service to be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at the Centre for Spiritual Living, 7621–101 Avenue, Edmonton, Rev. Connie Nissen officiating followed by inurnment at Holy Cross Cemetery, St. Albert Trail. In memory, donations may be made to Canadian Mental Health Association or Centre for Spiritual Living Edmonton Building Fund. Following inurnment luncheon will be held at Northgate Lions Seniors Centre 7524–139 Avenue, Edmonton.
THORNTON, Gary On Tuesday, July 27th, Mr. Gary Thornton of Sherwood Park, AB passed away at the age of 51 years. Gary is survived by his loving wife Shauna, daughters; Nina and Amy, son; Payton, one granddaughter; Kayla, his parents; George and Edna Thornton, two brothers; George (Lil), Steve, sister; Lee-Anne (Peter Chernik), and many other close relatives and friends. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday August 3, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 10025 — 105 Street, Edmonton, AB with Chaplain John Dowds Officiating.
HOYKA, Elizabeth (Betty)
HOYKA, Elizabeth (Betty) It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved Betty on July 24, 2010. To mourn her loss, Gerhard her husband of 43 years. She will be truly missed by her nieces Vonnie, Jolene, Shelley and nephews Barry, Kris, Rainer and their families. Betty made many friends in her journey of life and she treasured them all. Special thanks to life long friends Elaine and Irene for their love and support in the past year. Betty was predeceased by her parents and sister Lorraine. A Celebration of Betty’s Life will take place on Thursday, July 29th at 2:00 p.m. at Serenity North Chapel located at 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton.