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Basil Tocheniuk

February 20, 1935 - November 23, 2015


On November 23, 2015, Mr. Basil “Bill” Tocheniuk of Vilna passed away at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his children, Coleen Green (Larry Kavanaugh) of Spruce Grove, Daryl (Kathy) & Kent (Leili) both of Edmonton, Lyle Zacharuk & Lori Zacharuk (Colin McKinnon) both of Kamloops, B.C; daughter-in-law, Sandee Tocheniuk of Edmonton; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; siblings, Tony, Mary Goryniuk & Orest (Susan) all of Smoky Lake, Joyce (Tom) Medvid-Compo of St. Albert, George (Donna) & Victoria (Dave) Chmilar both of Edmonton; numerous nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Gloria; son, Basil Wayne; parents, Harry & Annie. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, November 30 at 11:00 a.m. at Vilna Cultural Centre, Vilna. Reverend Father Benny Ambrosie will be officiating, with interment in St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Downing. If desired, donations may be made to Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 031 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: Gary, Juanita, Annika and Carter
Relation: Nephew and Family

Glad we got to celebrate your “80th” with you this summer, Uncle Basil! Gonna miss you! RIP…Over and Out

Gary, Juanita, Annika and Carter

From: Bonnie Gamborski
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you find comfort in each other while you reminisce the good times. God bless each and every one of you!

From: John Michalchuk
Relation: Long time friend and neighbor

Sincere condolences to the family. How sad, Bill phoned me few days before his death regarding his very close friend passing. May their souls rest in the Kingdom of our Lord. The Michalchuk`s Prince George B.C.

From: Leon and Vivian
Relation: Friend of the family

Deepest sympathy to all the family. May happy memories of time spent together bring healing and peace to you in this difficult time.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 30, 2015
Beginning at 11:00am

Vilna Cultural Centre

Vilna, AB Canada

Vilna, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #031 c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB. T0A 3A1

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