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Nancy Chmilar

December 1, 1915 - March 4, 2017


With great sadness, we announce the sudden passing of our beloved mother, baba & great-baba. On March 4, 2017, Mrs. Nancy Chmilar of Vilna passed away at the age of 101 years. Left to cherish her memory are 3 sons & 2 daughters, Ted (Gail), Irene (Frank) Verbisky, Will, Dave (Vicky) & Betty (Tim) McEachern; 16 grandchildren, Jon, Todd Hanlan, Mona (Mark) Loshack, Wendy Hanlan, David (Lisa) Verbisky, Jeremy Verbisky, Tom, Mark, Jill, Nathan, Nicole (Tyler) Gable, Ashley (Dorian) Martynowski, Erin (Peter) Baklinski, Melissa McEachern, Sarah (Tom) Tuttle & Anamarie (James) Reyes; 18 great-grandchildren, Emily, Keira, Riley, Nolan, Beckham, Gabriella, Ava, Oscar, Gianna, Perina, Teressa, Janusz, Eda, Simeon, Nathaniel, Elizabeth, Anastasia & Susannah (& 2 more on the way); 3 brothers & 1 sister, Alex Yaceyko, Steve (Esther) Yaceyko, Kathleen Paley & David Young; son-in-law, Steve (Anna) Chute; daughter-in-law, Carolyn; and numerous nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Nestor in 1995; daughter, Marie-Anne in 1990; parents, Prokop & Annie Yaceyko; sisters, Sophie Noster & Mary (John) Taylor; brothers, Bill, John (Nancy), Peter. A Funeral Service will be held  Friday, March 10 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Stry. Very Reverend Father Don Bodnar will be the celebrant with interment in Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Mundare. If desired, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society 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 (Koroluk) Booth
Relation: Friend to Betty

My deepest condolences to the Chmilar family. May all your memories of your mother, grandmother and great grandmother help you through this very difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

From: Lorrie Sorge
Relation: Friends of Dave, Vicky and Family

Dear Dave, Vicky, Nathan, Nicole, Ashley and Families,
We were all so saddened to hear of the passing of your beloved Mother, Baba and Great-Baba. We have you in our thoughts and prayers during this very sad time. May the love and comfort of friends and family help you get through all the coming days.
With Our Deepest Sympathy and Love,
Brian & Lorrie, Jason, Crystal & Callen, Jenn, Josh & Avery

From: Darlene Popowich
Relation: Sister married to her son

Will and Chmilar Family
I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. May all the wonderful years and memories be your treasure forever.

Darlene, Jayne & Shayne

From: Nick and Ann and family
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Our prayers and sympathy are with you Irene, Frank and family..

From: Lynne & Len Offord
Relation: Friends of Ted & Gail

Just to let you know Ted Gail and John we were saddened to hear of the passing of your mom and grandmother. With deepest sympathy we share your loss. With thoughts and prayers from Lynne and Len

From: Diana Yaceyko
Relation: Neice, John and Nancy's daughter

Dear Ted, Irene, Will, David and Susie and families! Oh am sending hugs with our Heavenly Father’s comfort to each one of you at this saddened time as you say your goodbyes to as I considered her my “Auntie Nancy”. Have great memories of her cheeriness and loving ways. She will be missed. Love from cousin Diana Sorry cannot be there.

From: Sheila & Ken McDonald
Relation: Dave Verbisky is my son-in-law

Irene, Frank, Dave and Jeremy
Our sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved mother and grandmother. Those memories you have of her will always be a comfort to you.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
March 10, 2017
Beginning at 10:30am

Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church

Stry, AB Canada

Stry, AB Canada

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If desired, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.

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