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September 5, 1931 - January 8, 2018


On January 8, 2018, Mr. Gerald Melnyk of Elk Point passed away at the age of 86 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Olga; 2 daughters & 1 son, Sandra (Lee) Stein, Betty (Charlie) Beck & Marvin (Linda) Melnyk; grandchildren, Tanya (Joe), Krystal (Jason), Isaiah, Alica, Amber-Lynn, Megan & Martina; great-grandchildren, Ashlyn, Noah, Micaiah, Jada, Zachary, Kelsey, Ryder & Alexis; brother, Tom (Lorraine) Melnyk; 2 sisters, Mary McIntosh & Helen Melnyk; 4 sisters-in-law, Anne, Beatrice, Florence & Kay Melnyk. He was predeceased by his parents, Onufrey & Jessie Melnyk; brothers, Demi, Sam, Walter, Danny, Ed, Onufer & Boris; sisters, Pearl Slywka & Rose Russell; brothers-in-law, Bill Slywka, Tom Russell & John McIntosh; sisters-in-law, Rose Gurla & Ann Melnyk. A Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 13 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel, St. Paul, with cremation to follow. If desired, donations may be made to S.T.A.R.S. or a charity of one’s choice 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: Lori, Levi and Rylee
Relation: Through Marvin.

Our condolences …. lots of great memories… take care ❤️

From: Florence & Brent Melnyk
Relation: Brother-In-Law and Uncle

Aunt Olga & Family, So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.

From: Doreen Younghans
Relation: Friend

Our thoughts and prayers to Olga and family at this time.

From: John and Marlene Malachowki

Condolences to the Melnyk family. Our thoughts are with you all.

From: Levina Ewasiuk
Relation: Neighbor

So very sorry to hear about Gerald’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.

From: Patricia McIntosh
Relation: Niece

Auntie Olga, Sandra, Betty, Marvin and Families, I’m very sorry to hear of Uncle Gerald’s passing. My sympathy and condolences to you all. We will miss him.

From: Tony Lovell

Olga and family, my condolences on hearing of Gerald’s passing. Virginia and my prayers are with you and your family.

From: Ken & Judy Wasylishen & family
Relation: neighbor/friend

May theses thoughts of care & concern help bring some comfort in the days ahead. Deepest Sympathy to your family from ours

From: Ron & Stella Slywka
Relation: Uncle

To Auntie Olga, Sandra, Betty, Marvin and families. Our condolences go out to you all. We have fond memories of Uncle Gerald especially on our many camping trips to Laurier Lake. Rob & Kevin will always remember him for his campfire stories and as they said, “his excited knee slaps”. May your tears of sorrow be dried in your towels of memories. We as sorry we will not be attending as Ron is recovering from Thursday’s foot surgery.

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Service Schedule


Date & Time:
January 13, 2018
Beginning at 11:00am

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel
5626 51st Street
St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1

5626 51st Street
St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1

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