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Anne Sawchuk

December 7, 1927 - September 13, 2014


It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our Mother and Baba, Anne Sawchuk of Weasel Creek. Surrounded by her loving family, Anne passed away on September 13, 2014, at the age of 86 years. Left to cherish her memory are daughters, Iris (Billy) Kirk of Weasel Creek, Milly (Olly) Toronchuk of Fort Saskatchewan, Linda (Johnny) Kirk of Abee & Barb (John) Maier of Fort Saskatchewan. Anne was Baba to Barry (Lorelei) Kirk, Lori (Peter) Arndt, Corey (Lisa) Kirk, Clinton (Stacey) Kirk, Darren (Carole) Kirk, Shawna (Kyle) Hopkins, Cortnee (Jeremy) Cunningham, Sean Mazurenko, Amanda (Dustin) Simmons & Melissa (Gregg) Lott; 30 great-grandchildren & 3 great-great-grandchildren. Sister to Peter Melnyk, Nick (Madeline) Melnyk, Mary Sawchuk, Stella Sumka, Olga (Joe) Klem; special sister-in-law, Helen Turyk; brother-in-law, Al Shipka; 2 sisters-in-law, Olga Melnyk & Olga Sawchuk. Anne also leaves numerous nieces & nephews. Anne was predeceased by her parents, Anne & Mike Melnyk; husband, Tommy; great-grandsons, Kyle Arndt & Baby William Kirk; sister, Kate Shipka; brothers, Mike, Andrew & John Melnyk, sister-in-law, Irene Melnyk; brothers-in-law, Andrew Sawchuk & Terry Sumka. Funeral Service Saturday, September 20 at 11:00 a.m. at Radway Agricentre, Radway. Reverend Father Benny Ambrosie with will be officiating with interment in Weasel Creek (St. Michael’s Cemetery), Weasel Creek. Anne’s family would like to acknowledge & thank Very Reverend Father Alexander Palamarchuk for being Mom’s spiritual guide & friend. If friends desire, donations may be made to S.T.A.R.S. or Stollery Children’s Hospital c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

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

From: Betty & George & Wade Screpnek
Relation: Friends for many years

Anne was the most gracious and beautiful woman with a pure heart. We made several impromptu stops at their home, only to be welcomed and fed. Thank you Anne.

Our sincere sympathy to her children and family. Forever remembered.

From: Irene Mazurenko
Relation: goddaughter and neighbour

To Anne’s family:
Deepest condolences from Annie and Irene Mazurenko. She was a beautiful and inspiring lady. May her memory be eternal!

From: John and Marlene Nypuik
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Our thoughts and prayers go to the Sawchuk families on the passing of Anne

From: Ron and Gloria Rosychuk
Relation: thru sis Olga (Melnyk) & Joe Klem

Gloria and I send our deepest condolences to Olga and Uncle Joe Klem and wish them peace and solace that long suffering has come to an end.
May your memories be eternal.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 20, 2014
Beginning at 11:00am

Radway Agricentre

Radway, AB

Radway, AB

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Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to: S.T.A.R.S. or Stollery Children’s Hospital c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.

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