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July 30, 1941 - December 25, 2019


On December 25, 2019, Mr. Alec Barabash of Vilna passed away at the age of 78 years. He is survived by 1 brother, Steve (Del) of Sherwood Park; 3 sisters, Stella Bulka of Edmonton, Ann Babee & Eva (Ed) Romaniuk both of Vilna; numerous nieces & nephews. Alec was predeceased by his father, Jack; mother, Frances; 3 brothers, Metro, Harry & Mike; 2 sisters, Mary Pukish & Kate Diakiw. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Vilna Cultural Centre, Vilna. Very Reverend Father Don Bodnar will be officiating, with interment in Descent of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Vilna. If desired, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Calvin Gushta
Relation: Friend

Sorry for loss sending condolences from the Gushta family

From: Richard and Barbara Eastland
Relation: Friend of family

We were very sad to hear of the passing of Alec. He was such a wonderful and kind man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. Sending our love.

From: Cindy and Barry Cherniwchan and family
Relation: Family friend

Sincere condolences to Alec’s family. May he rest in peace.

From: Marion (Pelechaty) Charchun
Relation: Long time neighbor of the Pelechaty family

My condolences to Alec Barabash family and relatives. He was a very kind man.

From: Norma/Johnny Rezewski
Relation: Family

Heartfelt condolences to the Barabash Family.
Sharing in your sadness as remember Alec.
With deepest sympathy.

From: Dennis and Betty Kucher
Relation: Friend

So sorry for your loss

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
January 3, 2020
Beginning at 10:30am

Vilna Cultural Centre

Vilna, AB Canada

Vilna, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

A Charity of One’s Choice

c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul AB  T0A 3A1.

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