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January 10, 1943 - April 30, 2021


On April 30, 2021, Mr. Elmer Pirnak of Sherwood Park – a loving husband, father, brother and uncle – passed away at the age of 78 years. He is survived by his children, Brad & Leanne; 3 sisters, Evelyn Collins, Diane Pither & June (Roy) Wodtke; sisters-in-law, Tina Luciak & Chris (Richard) Cadrin; numerous nieces & nephews. May he be at peace with the love of his life, Joyce Pirnak, who passed away in 2005; as well as his parents, Nick & Lillian; and brother-in-law, Donald Luciak. Please call Leanne Pirnak at (780) 982-0414 for further details about a Visitation of Elmer’s Family & Friends. A Private Funeral Service will be held at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel, St. Paul. Pastor Kelly Sibley will be officiating, with interment in Glendon Evangelical Cemetery, Glendon. Those wishing to view the service online may do so by Livestream on Saturday, May 8 at 1:00 p.m. by clicking the Live Service tab above. A recording of the service will also be made available. If desired, donations may be made to ALS Society of Canada or Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB 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


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

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

From: Renee
Relation: Friend of his daughter Leanne

My heart goes out to my life long friend Leanne, who has experienced more loss then one should have to. I am beyond saddened by your loss and my sincere condolences goes out to you, Brad and all your family at this time.

From: Jim & Susan Lega
Relation: My cousin

To all of Elmer’s family,
Our deepest sympathy in your loss of Elmer. Our thoughts are with all of you at this most difficult time.

From: Pat & Reg Weigum
Relation: Life long friends of Elmer and Joyce

Leanne and Brad. So sorry for your loss. As life long friends of your parents, and Elmer for the past 15 years, we will miss his coffee visits. Reg especially, has lost his best friend. Condolences to Elmers sisters and the rest of the extended family. ❤️

From: Clifford & Gloria Melnychuk
Relation: Gloria's Cousin

With Deepest Sympathy. Our Sincere thoughts are with you during this time of sorrow. Wishing that Memories of your Loved one will bring you peace, strength and comfort. With heartfelt love and sadness for your loss.

From: Ted Osepchuk
Relation: Cousin

My thoughts are with family and friend on the passing of Elmer. Elmer endured a number of difficult challenges in his life. He will be remembered by many and may Elmer rest in peace.

From: Fred & Betty Burak
Relation: Life long friends of Elmer and Joyce

Sorry to hear of Elmer’s passing. Our deepest condolences to Brad, Leanne, and Elmer’s sisters. I will surely miss having coffee with him at the mall. Also the many visits in his garage. Elmer was a life long friend from back home. Our friends are now together again and we miss them.

Relation: cousin

So sorry to hear of Elmer’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Richard & Sharon Osepchuk

From: Vic & Lois Kostura
Relation: Friend and coffee buddy

Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to Brad & Leanne. Your dad was a good friend

From: Carol & Francois Brousseau
Relation: friend

My sincere condolences to the Pirnak and Luciak family. Thinking of you during this difficult time,

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Private service arrangements have been made.

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If desired, donations may be made to

ALS Society of Canada


Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada

c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.

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