← View All Obituaries


Obituary Notifications

Click below if you would like to be notified when a new obituary is posted.

Sign Up

← View All Obituaries


July 27, 1950 - November 25, 2023


On November 25, 2023, Mr. Dennis Wanchuk of Vilna, born in Boyne Lake, passed away at the age of 73 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Lenny; children, Tracy (Robert) McKay, Candace (Trevor) Downham & Darren (Amber) Wanchuk; 3 grandchildren, Dakota (Lindsey) Downham, Anika Downham & Leyland Downham; great-grandson, Colson Downham; siblings, Rick (Joan), Carolyn (Kenny) Kwiatkowski, Larry (Anna), Dwayne (Karen), Robert (Karen), Roberta (Dwight) Etherington, Terri (Terry) Yaceyko, Bonnie (Faron) Steffen, Tony (Sharon) Wanchuk & Garry Wanchuk; brother-in-law, Wilbur Davie; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces & -nephews. Dennis was predeceased by his parents, John & Mary Wanchuk; 3 sisters, Patsy (Ken) Robinson, Vivian Davie & Joanne Trieber; very special niece, Becky Burgess. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, December 5 at 10:00 a.m. at Ashmont Agri-Plex, Ashmont with Rt. Reverend Protopresbyter John Lipinski officiating. Interment in Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Boyne Lake with Reverend Father Peter Haugen officiating. If desired, donations may be made to Haying in the 30’s (Cancer Support Society) c/o 5626-51 Street, St. Paul, Alberta 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


Send a condolence, light a candle and/or share a memory, click "Send Condolence". Once your message has been approved by the moderator it will be posted to the website.

Pages: 1234

From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

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

From: Gerry and Louise Kievits

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families 🙏

From: Debbie (Eliuk) Carstairs

My thoughts and prayers go out to you Lenny and all the family. 🙏

From: Pat Worth and Ella Lewicky
Relation: Friend

Lenny and Wanchuk family
We are so sorry to hear of your loss! Take care my dear! Big hugs to you!

From: Carmen Caldwell
Relation: Co-worker, Friend

I’ll never forget you Dennis, you helped me out so many times! You put me on the path for my career and life! I could never thank you enough. I hope you know how much you meant to me even thought we didn’t stay in touch. I certainly regret it now! R.I.P my dear friend until me meet again! Love Carmen

From: Barbara Wynnyk
Relation: Family Friend

Dearest Lenny and Family, and all the Wanchuk Families,
Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of your father, grandfather and great grandfather. Dennis always stopped to say hello and have a chat whenever we ran into him. We are shocked at his passing. May all your wonderful memories sustain you all in the upcoming days, weeks and months ahead. We are unable to attend the service, but will be saying prayers for Dennis as well as you all.
God Bless you all
Love Mrs. Olga Wynnyk
Barb(Wynnyk) Doug and Noah Gill

From: Dareld Cholak and Family
Relation: Friends

Lennie to you and Dennis’s entire Family our Sympathies and Condolences. May he R.I.P.

From: Ron Bobocel
Relation: Lifelong friends

On behalf of my family I extend our heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to you Lenny and the entire Wanchuk Family at this time of loss. May Dennis Rest in Peace in the arms of our Lord. Vichnaya Pamyat Memory Eternal

From: les Cherniwchan
Relation: Friend

So sorry for the loss of your Husband, Dad, Gido, Brother and Friend. Dennis was an amazing man who would give you the shirt off his back. I am honored to have called him friend. May he rest in peace and may his memory be eternal.

From: Beverly Yaceyko
Relation: My cousins husband

We are saddened by your loss of Dennis to the entire Wanchuk family. We send you all our deepest condolences and have you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Shirley Kostrub, Beverly Yaceyko and kids

Pages: 1234

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
December 5, 2023

Ashmont Agri-Plex

Ashmont, AB Canada

Ashmont, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

If desired, donations may be made to Haying in the 30’s (Cancer Support Society) c/o 5626-51 Street, St. Paul, Alberta T0A 3A1.

Thank You Notice

Live Service

Send Flowers

Order direct from a local florist:

Dana Smyl Design
Call or Text 780-614-3917

The Jungle Flowers & Gift Store
4921 – 50 Avenue (across from Post Office)
St. Paul, AB.
Call: 780-645-3544 / Toll Free: 1-877-335-3544

Floral Enchantment
4910 – 50 Avenue (next to Post Office)
St. Paul, AB.
Call: 780-645-5159 / Toll Free: 1-866-645-5159

Westcove Treasures (Artificial Arrangements)
Text: 780-614-5748
Email: westcovetreasures@gmail.com

The Floral Farm
Mobile Florists Serving Smokey Lake & Area
Louella Tychkowsky & Team
Telephone: 780-650-0292

Please have the name of the deceased and the date of the service for handy reference.

Donate In Memory

Send Condolence - For Dennis WANCHUK

Use the form below to send a Condolence, light a memorial candle and/or share a personal memory.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please upload a small jpg file (Max file size is 1MB)

← View All Tributes