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February 28, 1926 - February 7, 2020


On February 7, 2020, Mrs. Laura Chichak of Bruderheim passed away at the age of 93 years. She is survived by 2 daughters, Evelyn Charbonneau & Julie (Hugh) Gamblin; 5 grandchildren, Peter Charbonneau, Pam Charbonneau, Paula Charbonneau, Kevin (Racquel) Gamblin & Amanda (Dan) Zahara; 3 great-grandchildren, Bryer Lewchuk, Dillan Zahara & Logan Zahara; sister, Pearl Chilko; brother, Ed (Veneice) Frunchak; sister-in-law, Natalka Frunchak; numerous nieces, nephews & godchildren. Mrs. Chichak was predeceased by her husband, Peter; infant son, Nicholas; sisters & brothers, Mary Kretzul, Katie Kotyk, Peter, Walter & Leo; parents, William & Rosie Frunchak; father-in-law, Michael Chichak; & son-in-law, Marcel Charbonneau. Divine Liturgy & Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 14 at 10:00 a.m. at Star Russo-Orthodox Church, Star. Father Kolin Berglund will be officiating, with interment in the church cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Alberta & Northwest Territories 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: Sandy & Eldon Weinmeier
Relation: Friend

Baba was such a kind and friendly lady. We would visit with her at the Vilna Lodge. She talked a lot about her family and her adventures. She was very proud of her family history book. Our sincere condolences to her family.đź’ž

From: Peavey Mart

Evelyn -so sorry to hear about your mom

From: Barbara Workum
Relation: Relative

Evelyn and Julie so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your memories. Thinking about you.

From: Karen Miller
Relation: family friend

So sorry for your loss Julie and Hughie; Duane and I offer our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Hugs and prayers to you.

From: The Sharkey’s
Relation: Friends of Julie & Hugh Gamblin

We are so truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you.

From: Steve & MaryAnne Ozaruk

Our condolences to Evelyn, Julie and their families. Thoughts and prayers at such a difficult time.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
February 10, 2020
Beginning at 10:00am

Star Russo-Orthodox Church

Star, AB Canada

Star, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

Alzheimer Society of Alberta & Northwest Territories  or

A Charity of One’s Choice

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

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