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Dorine KUZMA

August 7, 1935 - September 2, 2017


Dorine Violet Kuzma (nee Sunderman) passed away peacefully on September 2, 2017 in St. Paul at the age of 82 years. Born and raised in Fork Lake, AB, the second of 6 daughters of Joe & Lillian Sunderman. Dorine married Paul Kuzma in 1957 & originally they lived in Edmonton. In 1965 they moved to Spedden and operated a general store before settling on a farm in 1970 near St. Paul and raising their 5 children.
Dorine volunteered with various groups & organizations in the community. She was a dedicated 4-H leader, president of the Ag Society and an active member of the Town Recreation Board, PC Party, Figure Skating and Ukrainian Dance Clubs. She worked at Value Drug Mart & the Auction Mart for over 20 years.
Dorine was predeceased by her husband, Paul Kuzma; parents, Joe & Lillian Sunderman; sisters, Carol Palkun & Vera Pukal; brothers-in-law, Lou Pukal & Joe Bell. She will be lovingly remembered and missed by her children and grandchildren, Darrel and his children, Jamie & Cameron Kuzma of St. Paul, Rhonda (Rob) and their children, Savannah & Rachel Bundy of Goderich, ON, Curtis (Monique) and their children, Zachary & Bailey Kuzma of Beaumont, Corrine (Peter) and their children, Erica & Ryan Ward of Calgary & Michelle Kuzma (Duane Lucius) of Edmonton; sisters, Lois (Ed) Warawa of Chilliwack, BC, Elinor Bell of Cardiff & Gail (Don) Draper of Calgary; brother-in-law, Walter Palkun of Boyle; numerous nieces & nephews. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 9 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Cathedral, St. Paul. Reverend Father Gerard Gauthier will be officiating with interment in Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, St. Paul. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Haying in the 30’s (Cancer Support Society) 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

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

From: Sally Haney
Relation: Friend of daughter

Corinne, we’re so sorry to hear of your family’s loss. We will be keeping you in our thoughts. Love and hugs, Bruce and Sally

From: Mel and Anita Lawes
Relation: We knew her through the St.Paul LRA Rodeo Finals

Dear Darrel and family, We are very sorry for your loss.

From: Germaine Joly Biblow
Relation: 4-H member

My deepest sympathies goes out to the Kuzma family. I have fond memories of Mrs. Kuzma being such a great parent/leader in 4-H. May she rest in peace 🙏🏻

From: Maury Pukal
Relation: She was my Aunt.

I remember times spent on the Kuzma farm in St. Paul and Aunt Dorine always had a smile on her face. I will miss her and send my cousins my sincere condolences. She and all her sisters were and are strong women and great role models for us all. Rest in peace Aunt Dorine and be one with God.

From: Roy and Tracy Williment
Relation: Aunt

Thinking of all the family in this sad time, Dorine will be greatly missed, hugs to you all as we are not able to be there.

From: Sheri-Lynn Brand
Relation: Through Elinor

My condolences to Auntie Elinor and family x

From: Brian & Lauriane ( Joly) Taschuk

We are sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

From: Joe and Lynda Michaud
Relation: I,Lynda met her when I started school in Rich Lake. She was so kind to us little kids. We were friends

Dorine was a special person , she gave a lot of her time to community and family. We wish all of her family our deepest sympathies.

From: Betty Palkun
Relation: Husband's aunt.

Auntie Dorine always welcomed me into their home and family. Made me feel so at ease when I was still so young. You will be missed. Such a great lady.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 9, 2017
Beginning at 10:30am

St. Paul Cathedral
4613 50 Ave
St. Paul, AB Canada T0A 3A3

4613 50 Ave
St. Paul, AB Canada T0A 3A3

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