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June 23, 1942 - November 24, 2022


On November 24, 2022, Robert Bespalko of St. Paul passed away at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Bev; 3 sons, Calvin (Lori), Bryan (Amy) & Michael (Michelle); 10 grandchildren, Brad (Erin), Nolan, Katelynn (Brandon Kulczycki), Lynsey, Josh (Kayla), Amy (Brandon Gerlinsky), Sydnie, Samantha, Jessica & Aleeah; one great-grandson, Theodore, and one on the way; 2 sisters, Bertha (Al) Robbins & Peggy Smereka; brother, Ed (Joanne). Robert was predeceased by his parents, John & Mary; brother-in-law, Adam Smereka. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 30 at 10:00 a.m. at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel, St. Paul. Reverend Father Andrij Nykyforuk will be officiating, with interment in St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Angle Lake.Those wishing to view the service online may do so by Livestream on Wednesday, November 30 at 10:00 a.m. by clicking the Live Service tab above. A recording of the service will also be made available.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to 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.

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: Joan Tauber
Relation: Cousin

Bev I am so sorry for your loss

From: Patricia Adams

Our most sincere condolences for the whole Bespalko family

From: Lana Tacey

So sorry to hear of Uncle Robert’s passing. I will always remember the laughs we shared. Sending love and prayers to Auntie Bev, Calvin, Bryan, Michael and families ❤️

From: Agnes Moroziuk

Sorry for your loss! Deepest condolences to family and friends.His laughter and sense of humor will be missed

From: Debbie Gulayec
Relation: Family

Dearest Auntie Bev and Precious Family
Our Hearts are saddened with the passing of Uncle Robert. He brought love and laughter wherever he was. We are going to miss HIm. Sending Prayers of Strength and Comfort To All of You
Take Care And God Bless You All ❤️❤️❤️

From: Candace Bespalko Dalrymple
Relation: First Cousin , daughter of Robert’s Uncle Bill Bespalko.

Dear Bev and family, Robert is fondly remembered from the many years as a member of the close knit Bespalko families. HIs support to the family will forever be remembered as we support you now with love and warmth

From: Ray and Carol Hellquist

Sending our deepest sympathy to the Bespalko family on the passing of Robert. Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time.

From: Rose And Frank Kurek
Relation: Have known Bev thru sewing Ukrainian vests. Those were the good ole days.

Bev and Family, Frank and I send out our condolences, thoughts and prayers to all of you, Memories Eternal.

From: Doreen Younghans
Relation: Friend

So sorry to hear of your loss.Thoughts and prayers to Bev and all the family at this time.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 30, 2022
Beginning at 10:00am

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel
5626 51st Street
St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1

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

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In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to

Haying in the 30s (Cancer Support Society)

c/o 5626 51 Street, St. Paul AB  T0A 3A1.

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