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Nick Wanchuk

February 22, 1921 - August 4, 2014


On August 4, 2014, Mr. Nick Wanchuk of St. Paul passed away at the age of 93 years. He is survived by 2 sons, Ronald (Janice) of Sherwood Park & Michael of Edmonton; daughter, Colleen (Eugene) Drapaka of St. Paul; 7 grandchildren, Daniel (Jolene), Chelsey, Erin (Rhys), Sarah (Matt), Erik, Joel (Krista) & KJ (Hannah); 3 great-grandchildren, Brantley, Peyton & Isabella; 3 sisters, Kay Galas of St. Paul, Helen Panas & Stella Prokop both of Edmonton; brother-in-law, John Kulchisky; numerous nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Anne in 2005; son, Blaine in 2009; 2 brothers, Paul & Johnny; 3 sisters, Marie Grinevitch, Nancy Kulchisky & Anne Block.  A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 9 at 10:30 a.m. at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Cultural Centre, St. Paul.  Reverend Father Benny Ambrosie will be officiating, with interment in Saints Peter & Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Boyne Lake. Donations may be made to Saints Peter & Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, St. Paul People’s Museum or Haying in the 30's Cancer Support Society c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.  

5626 – 51 Street,  St. Paul, AB  T0A 3A1



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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Susan Kaprowski
Relation: friend of family

I am sorry to see that Nick has passed. He was a nice man.

From: morris chornohus
Relation: friend

Wanchuk family, so sorry to hear of ur dads passing. He was such a kind and gentle man. I have many memories of him and your family.

From: Louise Lajoie
Relation: friends

Colleen and Eugene, my deepest condolences on the passing of your father/father in law. His suffering is over and back with Annie.

From: Sharon Prokop
Relation: Niece

I will always remember the good times I had with Uncle Nick and Auntie Anne. They were always so very kind and thoughtful. Rest in peace Uncle Nick, you will be greatly missed. Love Sharon

From: Ellie Peters
Relation: Family friend

“The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hands of God”
E. E. Freeman
To the Wanchuk Family – sending you my sincere condolences on the passing of your Dad, Gido and Great-Grampa. Cherish your memories of this wonderful man.

From: Karen Lee
Relation: Neice

Love, love love. We feel so blessed to be related to Uncle Nick and his amazing family. Being part of the Wanchuk clan is such a wonderful life experience. Uncle Nick with his parents and siblings have set a beautiful example of hard work, generosity, respect, and caring. We are grateful for the time we had to enjoy Uncle Nicks company and stories. Our hearts are with the family as we grieve this loss. Love Karen and Paul

From: Michelle (Mico) Richard
Relation: Friend

My sincere sympathy to Ron, Mike, Colleen and families. Nick has always had a special place in the Richard girls hearts.

From: Terry & Elsie LaBoucane
Relation: Friends of Eugene And Colleen

Our sincere condolences to the Wanchuk family at this time. If is very difficult losing a parent and are sorry for the sadness you must go through. May the memories of happier times comfort you all.

From: Fern (nee Harasym)
Relation: childhood

I knew Nick ( & Anne) first as a child. They lived in my neighborhood & I started grade one with Ron. Ron & I were classmates & playmates & Colleen was just little, then. I knew Nick to be a kind, generous man & we spoke in later years when we would meet; always a pleasant conversation. My condolences to the family.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
August 9, 2014
Beginning at 10:30am

All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Cultural Centre
5601-51 Street
St. Paul, AB Canada T0A 3A1

5601-51 Street
St. Paul, AB Canada T0A 3A1

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Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to: Saints Peter & Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, St. Paul People's Museum or Haying in the 30's Cancer Support Society

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