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Olga Edna Kostyniuk (Harasym)

December 24, 1936 - September 18, 2015


On September 18, 2015, Mrs. Olga Edna Kostyniuk of Two Hills passed away at the age of 78 years.  She is survived by loving husband of 60 years, Henry; 3 daughters & 1 son, Wendy Meek of Edmonton, Maureen (Robert) Forbes of St. Albert, Marlene Skoropadyk of Edmonton & Lyndon Kostyniuk of Veteran; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; 2 brothers & 3 sisters, Norman Harasym of Edmonton, Noreen (Len) Romano of Sidney, B.C., Fern (Dennis) Garneau of St. Paul, Gloria (Dan) Gordon of Calgary & Willy (Monique) Harasym of Calgary; numerous nieces & nephews.  She was predeceased by her daughter, Barbara Gordeyko; parents, Alex & Mary Harasym; brother, John Harasym.  Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 p.m. at Two Hills Centennial Hall, Two Hills.   Reverend Eva Beiderman will be officiating.  If desired, donations may be made to Two Hills United Church c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB. T0A 3A1.  To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.  
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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

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

From: Willie Harasym
Relation: Sister

I feel a little lost right now, without my oldest sister on this earth. but I know she’ll be looking out for me just as she did when I was a little boy. We will pick it up again from where you left off when we get together in my memories of you Olga. I hope you are having a grand time up there and you know of course I love and miss you lots..

From: Noreen D. Romano
Relation: sister

Olga, you were a wonderful sister, always there for me especially when my sons were young. You never lectured; you simply offered good sound advice. Right now, I cannot imagine family gatherings without you, let alone the numerous and wonderful Ukrainian dishes you always brought over. But, I do know you will forever be in our hearts and memories and forever missed. Know that I loved you, dear sister.

From: Nancy Lawrence/Richard Cockerill
Relation: Worked at hospital /Lodge Resident

Our condolences to Henry, the Kostyniuk family and friends
RIP Olga. Your work here is done. You will be greatly missed

From: Fran Anderson
Relation: friend

So sorry to hearing of the passing of Olga. Thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

From: Fern Garneau
Relation: sister

Our sincere condolences to Henry & the entire family. She was an icon. I will miss our phone chats, her patient advice to me about recipe questions and most of all I will miss her wisdom. She left a legacy in the beautiful things she handcrafted and memories of the food she prepared.
Her job was to feed the world & to take care of all babies. She will not be forgotten. Love always.

From: Orest and Sue Kostyniuk and family
Relation: Brother in law and Family

Orest, Sue, Daniel, Dale, Bobbi-Jo and Dalon wish to express deepest sympathy and love to the family for the loss of our dear Olga. She was the ultimate Mom and will be missed. May she rest in peace.
She is now watching over all of us.

From: Anne Cutts
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Our Sincere condolences to Marlene & Family for your loss. Sending our thoughts and prayers for you all.
Anne, Liz, Bill, Rosie, & Gloria

From: Doug Orlecki and Colette Orlecki
Relation: Friends

Our prayers go out to all of you.

From: Brad Brookes
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

I fondly remember my Aunty Olga as more than an aunt. She was a force of nature. She was the nucleus around which things happened. Some of my best childhood memories are of going to visit my cousins “on the farm.” Aunty Olga was always there, cooking, canning, berry picking, organizing, getting things done. As an adult I look at the monumental work load she faced every day & marvel at her ability to come through it all, no matter what. And that laugh of hers that started somewhere down in her toes then came all the way up through her belly to set her whole body shaking was both impressive & contagious. She was the kind of person that knew innately to make the most out of every moment of life. No motivational books for her. No daily calenders with uplifting sentiments. Just a confidence that the right thing to do is make the most of whatever you are handed. I believe that when she went to bed at night, she didn’t lie there thinking “what if” or “I could have done more…” She just closed her eyes knowing she did all she could. I was lucky to have her as my aunt.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 24, 2015
Beginning at 7:00pm

Two Hills Centennial Hall

Two Hills, AB Canada

Two Hills, AB Canada

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