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Mary Svanda

April 1, 1931 - March 1, 2014


On March 1, 2014, Mrs. Mary (Zapisocki) Svanda of St. Paul, formerly of St. Lina & McRae, passed away at the age of 82 years.  She is survived by 2 sons & 6 daughters, Janice (Yvon) Gamache of Bonnyville, Helen Kumpula of Cold Lake, Julie (Martin) Joly of St. Paul, Jonathan Svanda of St. Paul, Theresa (Gerald) Guenette of Bawlf, Marcia Fontaine of St. Paul, Craig (Linda) Svanda of Sherwood Park & Stella (Lou) Scheper of Bonnyville; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Rose Zapisocki; brother-in-law, Mike Maksymec; beloved nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Harry & Katherine Zapisocki; granddaughter, Raissa Gamache; sisters, Helen Koroluk & Anne Maksymec; brothers, Andrew (Mary), Bill, John (Vi); father of her children, John Svanda. Mass of Resurrection will be held on Saturday, March 8 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Cathedral, St. Paul. Reverend Father Gerard Gauthier will be the celebrant, cremation has taken place.  If desired, donations may be made to MS Society of Canada, Alberta & Northwest Territories Division 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: Zonia and Lorne Booth
Relation: Auntie

Our deepest condolences to Auntie Mary’s family. She was an amazing woman with the largest heart. Thank you Auntie Mary for being there for us for so many years. I will miss you but you will always be in my heart. Love you! Rest In Peace.

From: LouiseDunning
Relation: friend of Janice ,Julie

My deepest sympathy to the family it is never easy to lose a loved one
,we know that God has prepared a Beautiful place for her in Heaven , our Prayers are with the family at this time , time does heal

From: Sherwin and Arlene Prysunka
Relation: Friends

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…of your MOM our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

From: Lorraine Lawton
Relation: friend of Mary, Julie and Helen

Your mom was such a pleasant person to work with at Value Drug Mart when I was a student. I have enjoyed her sweet smile over the years when we met in town. May you and your siblings and family feel the arms of God surrounding you as you grieve her earthly presence and celebrate her life.

From: Susan Kaprowski
Relation: Relative

I am so sorry to hear that Mary has passed away. She was a lovely lady and will be missed by everyone who knew her. Condolences from the Kaprowski family.

From: Darlene Thorpe
Relation: Sister's mother- in- law

To the Svanda family: Our deepest sympathy with the loss of Bubba, a great lady is now walking and singing with the Angels and is pain free.

From: Diane cote
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

It is with a heavy heart that we have heard of your mom’s passing. You all remain in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. our deepest sympathies,
Leo and Diane Cote, Yuma, Az.

From: Joanne Guenette
Relation: Brother-in-law to Theresa

Our deepest sympathy to your family. It is hard to let go but at least you know that she is in a better place in peace and her struggle is over. Love to you all. Ernie and Joanne

From: Fern and Kathy Dubrule
Relation: friends of Julie, Helen and Marcie

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May feel peace knowing she is resting now

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
March 8, 2014
Beginning at 11:00am

St. Paul''s Cathedral
4625 - 50 Ave.
St Paul, AB Canada T0A 3A0

4625 - 50 Ave.
St Paul, AB Canada T0A 3A0

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Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

MS Society of Canada, AB & NWT Division c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB. T0A 3A1

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