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Edward Smuk

December 19, 1937 - April 22, 2013

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On April 22, 2013, Mr. Ed Smuk of Heinsburg passed away at the age of 75 years.  He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Adeline; 2 daughters, Loretta (Derek) Topolnisky of Airdrie & Edlyn (Al) Murphy of Spruce Grove; 4 grandchildren, Devon & Dylan Topolnisky, Kalyna & Meryn Murphy.  He was predeceased by his parents, Dmytro & Kalyna; sister, Annie Zacharuk.  A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 27 at 3:00 p.m. at Lac Bellevue Hall, Lac Bellevue.  Pastor Kelly Sibley will be officiating, with interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Lac Bellevue.  If desired, donations may be made to Haying in the 30's or Elk Point Palliative Society (Association).  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. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Annette & Jeff & Justin & Jessie Goldfeder
Relation: cousin

Adeline, Loretta, Edlyn and family we are so sorry to here the lost of your love one we all fill your pain Ed was just a good man are thoughts and prayers are with at this time

From: Sheri and Kate Garnier
Relation: Colleague - Heinsburg School

Adeline, Loretta, Edlyn and families. We are so sorry for your loss. Ed was a wonderful Gr.5/6 neighbor at Heinsburg School. One of my favorite memories of Ed was when I would hear the accordian. I would look across the hall and sure enough, I would see Ed….standing on top of his desk….playing away! What a wonderful memory. We will keep you all in our prayers.

From: Dennis Wells (Wolfe)
Relation: Former Teacher

My family and I would like to passon sincere condolences to the Smuk family. I had Mr. Smuk as my teacher in 1970, he had patience and taught me well. He also was a friend outside the classroom, honest and caring. I say this cause he took the time to talk too me when I was going through struggles growing up without a father. Mr. Smuk thank you for your words of encourgement and rest easy on that high mountain you did a great job.

From: Robert & Marie Zayac
Relation: Friend

Dear Adeline, Loretta, Edlyn and families, memories … there are so many, when I think about Ed there will always be a smile. No one can smoke a curling rock, dance or play an accordian upside down like him.
Always in our hearts.

From: Carolyn Fakeley
Relation: former student

Adeline and family – our very deepest condolences to you all on the loss of Ed – husband, father, and grand-father
To me, he was always Mr. Smuk. He was my grade 5 teacher and I had the greatest respect for him. That respect continued into my adult life. In later years, I saw a fun side of him and got to know him in a different light. We had a good visit fall. We were walking to the school and he was in your back yard. Never dreamed that would be the last time I would see him.
Take care of yourselves at this very trying time!

Carolyn (McEwen) & Gary Fakeley

From: Laverne and Doris Wilson
Relation: Friends

Our thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time. We have many fond memories of times spent together and will miss Ed very much. We are sorry we can not be with you Saturday but we will be thinking of you

From: Leanne Wilson
Relation: Friend

I remember Ed for his humour and his quick laugh. I know he will be greatly missed and I send my condolences to you all at this difficult time.

From: Ron and Eleanor Brewster
Relation: cousin

Dear Adeline, Loretta, Edlyn and Families,
Our sincere condolences on the passing of your husband, father, grandfather, and our cousin. We were deeply saddened to learn of his passing. He was a wonderful man who left behind a lasting legacy… all of you, his family. There are no words to ease the pain of your loss, but know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May the memories you hold dear in your heart bring you comfort now and in the days ahead.

From: Alma Conrad
Relation: sister-in-law

Adeline, Loretta, Derek,Devon, Dylan, Al, Edlyn, Kalyna, Meryn

Fond memories last forever and you have many to treasure.
Remember your family is always there for you!!
Love you all

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 27, 2013
Beginning at 3:00pm

Location:
Lac Bellevue Hall

Lac Bellevue, AB Canada


Lac Bellevue, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

Haying in the 30's Cancer Support Society

or Elk Point Palliative Society (Association)

c/o 5626 – 51 Street

St. Paul, AB.   T0A 3A1
 

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