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Henry Melnyk

December 5, 1929 - November 3, 2014


On November 3, 2014, Mr. Henry Melnyk of Smoky Lake passed away at the age of 84 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Emily; son, Terry (Ruth) Melnyk; daughters,  Darlene (Denis) Harris & Christine (Brent) Fletcher all of Smoky Lake; daughter-in-law, Zelpha of Smoky Lake; 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandsons; 2 sisters, Doris Millar of Fort Saskatchewan & Gloria (Ron) Rosychuk of Sherwood Park; numerous nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Michael; daughter, Gale; grandson, Marcus; brother, Mike; 2 sisters, Olga (Nick) Lazarchuk & Julie (George) Homeniuk; brother-in-law, Norman Millar; & his parents, Peter H. & Nancy. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 7 at 10:30 a.m. at Smoky Lake Complex, Smoky Lake. Reverend Father Gerasim Power will be officiating, with interment in Holy Trinity Russo-Orthodox Cemetery, Smoky Lake. If desired, donations may be made to Alberta Heart & Stroke Fund, Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Foundation 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 Staff

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

From: Gord & Janet Hale
Relation: Friend / caregiver

My Deepest Sympathy to Emily & Family, in the passing of Henry, your Husband, Dad, Gide. May ALL your memories bring you comfort & peace. Henry was such a kind hearted man. I am so greatful & blessed to of been one of his caregivers. Henry was a man that meant SO much to so many people. Henry had such a sparkle in his eye’s when he talked about his family to me, they meant the WORLD to him.
May you rest in Peace Henry.

From: Terry and Eileen Harris and family
Relation: family through marriage

We extend our deepest condolences to Emily, Darlene, Christine, Terry and their families and the family of Mike Melnyk, on Henry’s passing.
Henry was a wonderful man who leaves a legacy of Love. His strength of character and his Love live on. May he rest in peace in the embrace of the Creator.

From: Gordon Hendry
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Gloria & Ron: I am so sorry for your loss. Though I didn’t know him well, he seemed like a really nice man and a true gentleman. It’s so very difficult to lose someone so dear. My condolences to you and the Melnyk family.

From: Clem and Gerry Rocque
Relation: friends

to the Melnyk family

May Henry rest in peace and may you all share precious moments and the happy times you spent together.

From: Greg and Charylle Derkach
Relation: Friend and Board Chairman GMMH

So sorry to hear of the passing of such a fine gentleman and role model. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

From: Shirley and David Scott (nee Bodnar)
Relation: Family

Rest In Peace Henry. Emily we are so sorry for you and your families loss. Ron and Gloria, thanks for letting us know. In Memory, I spent the afternoon reading about the Melnyk family in our Bodnar Family History Book.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 7, 2014
Beginning at 10:30am

Smoky Lake Complex

Smoky Lake, AB Canada

Smoky Lake, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation

Canadian Diabetes Association


Canadian Cancer Foundation

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

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