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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: Derrin & Gail Mynzak
Relation: Cousin

Sorry to hear of Shelley’s passing. She was always very sincere and thoughtful.
May she rest in piece.

From: Cheryl Fertig
Relation: Cousin

Our sincerest sympathy. I have fond family memories of Shelley, Johnny and Danny along with the Mynzak brothers, when we spent time together as young children.

When a loved becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.

Darwyn & Cheryl Fertig and Family

From: Al and Carol Zelant
Relation: Cousin

Terry, Katelyn, Alicia and Shania, we are so very saddened to hear about Shelleys passing. We had many enjoyable visits with her and the girls over the years. Our deepest sympathy. Rest In Peace Shelley.

Relation: STUDENT


From: Norma Rezewski
Relation: Friend

My deepest sympathy and heartfelt blessings to the family.
Memories are life’s richest hidden treasures within our hearts,that help heal thru the most difficult time. My heart and prayers are with you.

From: Regina Rasmussen
Relation: Friend

The heart that your mother had for others is a rare gift to the many people who had the privilege to really know her . She was a good friend and she will be missed. Please accept my condolences.

From: Carla Hanak
Relation: Colleague

Although I worked only briefly with Shelley at Vilna school, she was a constant source of calm and kindness. I will miss her. My deepest condolences to her family. RIP

From: Brad & Cheryl Kozak

Terry & family, we are so sorry for your loss. May her memories be eternal.

From: Doreen younghans
Relation: Friend of Katlyn

Thoughts and prayers to all the family, 🙏🙏

From: Peter & Donna Podloski
Relation: Friend for many years

Our deepest condolences to the Gerlywich family for the loss of Shelly. When the person you are closest to is gone, hold on to their memories and they are always with you. Prayers are with you, that you make find some comfort in the days that follow.

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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

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

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