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Leona SMYL

January 24, 1933 - July 21, 2020


On July 21, 2020, Mrs. Leona Smyl of Mallaig passed away at the age of 87 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Leonard; children, Alex (Moni), Walter (Mary), Christine (Terry) Ostapiw, Felix (Adele), Maryann (Vic) Journault, Allen (Shauna), Kenny (Rachel) & Peter (Kayla); 24 grandchildren, Aime, Melissa, Andrea McClure, Matthew, Richard, Kevin, Amanda Miller, Tara Nixon, Trevor Ostapiw, Karrie Foisy, Kyle, Kolin, Alana Hempel, Rena Journault, Brianna Hebert, Brittany Brousseau, Bradley, Brandin, Austin, Danielle Houle, Travis, Garrett, Jackson & Charlie; 40 great-grandchildren; sister, Sophie (Marcel) Michaud; sister-in-law, Lorraine Kachmarchyk; numerous nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Chester & Honorata Kachmarchyk; 2 brothers, Dan & Eddie. Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Jean de Brebeuf Roman Catholic Church, Mallaig. Reverend Father Raldy Jhack Diaz will be the celebrant, with interment in St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Goodridge. If desired, donations may be made to Bonnyville Health 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: Claire Journault
Relation: Vic Journault’s cousin.

My sincere condolences on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Vic and Maryann.

From: Yvette Kaplan
Relation: friend

my deepest sympathies to all of the Smyl families.Leona was a great lady.may your fond memories of her bring you peace and comfort. RIP Leona

From: Gerry & Louise Kievits

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families.

From: Roland & Pamela Corbiere

I’m so sorry to hear about your mom , my condolences to the whole family

From: Luanne & Garth Rowswell

To Alex, Moni and family
Our sympathies to you
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

From: Bruce, Kathy & Samantha Makaruk

Alex, Moni and Smyl Family; Our deepest sympathy to you all; may you hold her memory close to you heart.

From: Gloria and Bill Hall
Relation: Friend

Deepest condolences to the Smyl family. Our thoughts and prayers going your way.

From: Dr Nestor & Sonia Shapka
Relation: Friend of children

Deepest sympathy all SMYL Family – A mother holds your hands for a short time but your heart forever ! Memory Eternal !

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