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April 18, 1950 - November 23, 2023


On November 23, 2023, Joan Beverly Tchir of Vilna passed away at the age of 73 years. She is survived by her brother, Frank (Beverly) Darr; sister, Faye (Rudolph) Knitel; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces & -nephews. Joan was predeceased by her father, Stanley Tchir; mother, Jean Tchir; brothers, Jim & Bob; sister, Susan. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, December 11 at 11:00 a.m. at Vilna Cultural Centre, Vilna. Reverend Father Andrij Nykyforuk will be officiating with interment in Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Stry. If desired, donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation c/o 5626-51 Street, St. Paul, Alberta T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
December 11, 2023
Beginning at 11:00am

Vilna Cultural Centre

Vilna, AB Canada

Vilna, AB Canada

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If desired, donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation c/o 5626-51 Street, St. Paul, Alberta T0A 3A1.

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