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August 8, 1963 - February 25, 2021


On February 25, 2021, Mr. Melvin Sunday of Goodfish Lake passed away at the age of 57 years. He is survived by his adopted children, Beverly Sunday, Tanya Dequaine & Laird Jackson; siblings, Linda (Carl) Bull, Daniel John Sunday, Marilyn Sunday Larose, Lucas Whitford, Anne (Walter) Thompson, Michael (Gail) Sunday, Darryl Sunday (Cynthia Yellowbird), Kelsey Sunday, Wanda (Elmer) Whitford; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces & nephews; all of his special friends. Over the years Melvin has nannied over 250 children in Goodfish Lake. He was predeceased by his parents, Richard & Caroline Whitford; brother, Reuben Sunday; maternal grandparents, Nathaniel & Frieda Sunday. A Private Wake & Funeral Service will be held at Goodfish Lake Cultural Centre, Goodfish Lake. Reverend Robert Wright will be officiating with interment in Protestant Cemetery, Goodfish Lake. 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: Lillian Shirt
Relation: His father Richard was my Dad's Nephew.

My condolences to Melvin’s siblings and extended family.

From: Rhonda Jackson
Relation: Relative, friend

A friend, cousin, a girlfriend and sister to everyone. The joy and the laughter brought to so many people. An individual who always lent a helping hand, never complained. His presence was our present. Sister…you will be missed and your memories will forever be in our hearts.

From: Fay Buffalo
Relation: Friend/Co-worker

May you soar with the Eagles…..Journey Well my Friend/Colleague. You will be missed.

From: Terri (Theresa Wanchuk) Yaceyko
Relation: Friend

To the Sunday family, Melvin was definitely a earth angel. I remember him looking after the elders in the hospital. He will be missed by all who valued how genuine he was.

From: Ellen Reid
Relation: Friend of the family.

I send my condolences to the friends & family of Melvin Sunday. I met Caroline many years ago & have fond memories of her family.

From: Louise & Laurent DeChamplain
Relation: Longtime forever friend

Melvin you were a very special friend and I was blessed to have a great visit with you whenever we did a catering job at Goodfish Lake. You definitely were an earth angel and now RIP in your new heavenly home that you so deserve. You will be missed by so many. Sincere sympathies to all your family, friends and special kids you cared for.

From: carl shirt
Relation: uncle

rest in peace condolences to the family and friends of such a kind caring and helpfull person

From: Carol Trider
Relation: Friend

My deepest condolences to all of Melvins family and friends! I was very saddened to hear of his passing as Melvin was such a wonderful caring person. RIP my friend!

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