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Etna Marie Guinup

January 13, 1922 - January 1, 2012


Mrs. Etna Marie Guinup “Cookie Grandma” of Mallaig has gone to join her Heavenly Father & her husband Claude in Heaven 12 days before her 90th birthday. She is survived by her loving 2 sons & 5 daughters, Freda (Richard) Pytel of Fort St. John, B.C., Claudette (Keith) Scott of Nakusp, B.C., Linda (Norman) Woroschuk of Edmonton, Stella (Brian) Callender of Sherwood Park, Wanda (Jess) Fithen of Peace River, Perry (Betty) Guinup of Mallaig & Raymond (Vivian) Guinup of Mallaig; special daughter, Bonnie (Brian) Friend of Calgary; 19 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; 1 brother & 2 sisters, George (Marg) Denning of Ocean Park, Washington, Sally Iversen of Creston, B.C. & Izola Picard of Maple Ridge, B.C.; numerous nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Claude; grandson, Rick Pytel; parents, Fred & Marie Denning; brother, Roy Denning; & sister, Alice Guinup. The family wishes to extend special thanks to the doctors and Second Floor Staff at St. Therese Hospital, St. Paul, for their compassionate care; also to the very special friends, Dorette Copeland & Irene Pawlowski, who have always been there for Etna. Visitation of Family & Friends Thursday, January 5 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel, St. Paul. Funeral Service Friday, January 6 at 1:00 p.m. at Mallaig Baptist Church, Mallaig, with viewing 1 hour prior. Pastor Joe Massop officiating with interment in the Church Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to Mallaig Baptist Church c/o Box 1780, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A0.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, Box 1780, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A0 780-645-2677


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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: Fern and Wil Zomers
Relation: the best Aunt in the whole world...

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family at this time..Aunty was a grand Lady,who touched so many people and will be missed…..
~~~~but is in such a better place~~~~ love to all…..

From: Bonnie Friend
Relation: Neighbour

To the Guinup Family,

Brian and i send our condolences to all of you and your families

I have many special memories of your Mom and she will always hold a special place on my heart. Of course i can never forget the great baking i always got to enjoy whenever i was at your house.

She was a wonderful lady and will be missed by many!

Love Always,

From: Mildred Demkiw
Relation: Friend

Linda, Norman & family: My deepest sympathy for the loss of your very special mother . I always remember her with a smile on her face and such great love for all of her family.
Always Mildred

From: Leo J. Dallaire
Relation: School friend with daughters

Her home was always open after school, and knew Freda and Claudette. My sympathy and prayers for the family. I knew your mom and grandmother as a lady who loved people and always had a real interest in her Church and community. May your memories of her bring you joy in a time of loss and sorrow. Leo J. Dallaire.

From: Barbara & Gilles Gtatton
Relation: Friend

I have fond memories of Etna (my guarding mom when I was little).
To all the family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
We know she is in a better place and has joined her husband Claud.

Service Schedule


Date & Time:
January 5, 2012
Beginning at 1:56pm

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel
4915 - 51 Avenue
St. Paul, AB Canada

4915 - 51 Avenue
St. Paul, AB Canada

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