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Jay Evans

July 10, 1960 - August 26, 2015


On August 26, 2015, Mr. Jay Evans of St. Paul passed away at the age of 55 years. He is survived by his loving wife, Guidee; 2 sons, Brennan (Danielle Feland) & Brayden; step-father, Leonard (Lois) Boettger of Calgary; 4 brothers & 2 sisters, Ken Bush of Grande Prairie, Bob (Coral) Bush, Jack Gibbons & Tracy (Richard) Thorogood all of Calgary, Noel Wicks of Nipewin, SK & Corey (Mel) Swartz of Canal Flats, BC; numerous nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Rita; grandfather, Chris Clarke; & grandparents, Queenie & Harry Clinche. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 31 at 2:00 p.m. at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Hall, St. Paul. Pastor Kelly Sibley will be officiating, with interment in St. Michael Cemetery, Lac Bellevue. If desired, donations may be made to Haying in the 30's (Cancer Support Society) 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 Staff

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

From: Gary,Jeannine,Tysen and Tyler Kostrub
Relation: Neighbor/Friend

Guidee, Brennan & Brayden, our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Jay, may you rest in peace.

From: John and Julia Lumby and family
Relation: friend

We remember Jay’s volunteer commitment to community sports programs, and the hours he spent helping Brayden & Parker’s team develop skating and hockey skills. Jay was always welcoming and fun to be with, a faithful fan, cheering on the teams. We treasure Jay’s memory in our hearts.

From: Larry Windiuk
Relation: friend

Sincere condolences on your loss. Jay was a great guy and we will all miss him

From: Terry and John Sims

Dearest Guidee and family, a kind and gentle man gone way too soon. When you lose a loved one here on earth, you gain an angel in heaven that watches over you. May it be comforting knowing that Jay will always watch over you all. Sending our deepest sympathies during this very difficult time.

Relation: friend

Deepest sympathy, my thoughts are with you and your family at this
difficult time.

From: Russell Roy
Relation: Friend

Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Jay was a true gentleman.

From: Josephine Proskiw
Relation: Friend

Guidee and family,
Sharing in the sadness of your loss.
With Heartfelt Sympathy.
Josephine Proskiw.

From: Randy and Susana Proskiw
Relation: family

It is with very heavy hearts that we send our condolences. We are deeply saddened by your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Jay will be greatly missed

From: Lyle & Annette Berezanski
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Our Deepest Sympathy and Prayers .

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
August 31, 2015
Beginning at 2:00pm

All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Hall
5601-51 Street
St. Paul, AB

5601-51 Street
St. Paul, AB

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:
Haying in the 30's (Cancer Support Society)

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

Thank You Notice

The family of Jay Evans would like to send a heartfelt thank you to family, friends & the community of St. Paul and area for all the love and support shown to our family in our time of need.  A huge thank you to all the people who drove Jay to and from Edmonton for treatments and to Laura and Mike Connell and their family for providing a comforting home away from home in Edmonton.  Thank you to everyone for all the visits and those who kept Jay company when we could not be there.  To all of you who sent cards, emails, phone calls, flowers and food, we express our deep appreciation.

A special thank you to the following:

Dr. Senecal, Dr. VanRooyen and Dr. DeVilliers who provided wonderful care and compassion not only to Jay but our whole family; all emergency and Second Floor nursing staff (for their excellent care and warm shoulders to cry on); Michelle Bespalko, Leanne Poulin and Home Care Nurses; Loretta Manning, Palliative Volunteers that sat with Jay; Amy Thomson, Pharmacist and Shauna Gates, Pharmacy Technician at the St. Therese Health Centre.

A heartfelt thank you to Leanne and staff at Grace Gardens for their warmth and kindness while graciously guiding us through our final preparation and celebration of Jay’s life.  We thank Pastor Kelly Sibley for his loving comfort during his hospital and home visits and the beautiful service he officiated.  A thank you to DAC Catering staff for the wonderful meal they prepared.

With Deepest Appreciation, the family of Jay Evans


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