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June 5, 1966 - March 27, 2019


On March 27, 2019 Mrs. Shelley Gerlywich of Vilna passed away at the age of 52 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 31 years, Terry; 3 daughters, Katelyn, Alicia & Shania; 2 brothers, John & Danny (Deb). She is also survived by Rosemarie & Barry Zelisko who hold a special place in her heart; goddaughters, Melissa Mitchell & Kristen Sherstenka; numerous nieces & nephews. Mrs. Gerlywich was predeceased by her parents, Mike & Irene Sherstenka. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, April 1 at 1:00 p.m. at Vilna Cultural Centre, Vilna. Pastor Wayne Johnson & Pastor Terry Luciow will be officiating with interment in Pine Knoll Cemetery, Vilna. If desired, donations may be made to NWT SPCA 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: Dan and Debbie Zawaduk and family

Terry and family ,sorry to hear about your loss our prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time

From: Brian Compo
Relation: Friend

On behalf of our family, we would like to extend our deepest and heartfelt condolences to your family. So sorry for your loss. Shelley will be greatly missed. Our children considered her their second mom. The summer holidays we spent together will be forever treasured in our hearts.
Brian, Margaret, Meghan, Eric and Brittany Compo

From: Terry Mynzak
Relation: Cousin

Please accept our deepest sympathy and condolences. I remember as a child playing with Shelley and her brothers. We always had a lot of fun. Shelley was always kind and sincere.
Love from
Terry , Carol & Jake Mynzak

From: Wendy & Glen Cozicar
Relation: Friend

So sorry to hear of such a great loss to your family and the community. She will be missed but not forgotten. May you find comfort in the many memories you have shared together.

From: Mary martens
Relation: Friend

Sorry to hear about shelleys passing sending my prayers and condolences to the family with love
Mary martens

From: Amy (Palylyk) Horton
Relation: Friend

Deepest sympathies to Terry and Family

From: Kelleigh Kelly
Relation: Friend. Shaune’s aide at school.

So sorry for your loss!
Shelley was a great friend and guide to my daughter Shaune at school.

From: Brian & Shelley Cunnigham
Relation: Friend

Condolences to the family, so very sorry for your loss

From: Calvin Gushta and family
Relation: School friend and family friend

Terry and family sorry for your loss sending are condolences

From: Paul Skarlicki
Relation: Friend

My deep sympathy and condolences… may she RIP

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 1, 2019
Beginning at 1:00pm

Vilna Cultural Centre
5431 50th
Vilna, AB Canada T0A 3L0

5431 50th
Vilna, AB Canada T0A 3L0

Memorial Gifts

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

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