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November 22, 1924 - November 25, 2023



We are sad to announce that Sophie Pietrzykowski of St. Paul, Alberta, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, November 25, 2023 at the golden age of 99 years.

Sophie is survived by her children, Carol (Lionel) Foisy, Marjorie (Ed) Bouchard, Linda (Norman) Tessier, Susanne (Lonnie) Melnychyn, and daughters-in-law, Georgette Pietrzykowski and Shirley Pietrzykowski.

Sophie was loved and will be missed by her 16 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by her sisters, Helen Sribney and Ann Krawchuk.

Sophie was predeceased by her loving husband Joseph, sons Gerry and Jim, brother William Baranowski, sister Esther Zazulak, and an infant great-granddaughter.

A Prayer Service will be held on Sunday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m. at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel, St. Paul, with Reverend Father Michael Ngo officiating.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 4 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Cathedral, St. Paul. Reverend Father Marvin Tanquerido will be the celebrant, with interment in St. Paul Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Paul.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at www.jdrf.ca. 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: Roger & Antoinette Foisy
Relation: Carol’s brother & sister in law

Sad to hear of Sophie’s passing. Always admired that lady 😘

From: Claire and Rob Paterson
Relation: Family friend

Our sincere condolences to all the Pietrzykowski family. Sophie was such a sweet lady.

From: Lise Bussiere
Relation: Friend of family

Deepest sympathies Margie , Eddy and family

From: Marie Lakusta
Relation: Friend

Condolences to the entire family. May all the memories help you through this difficult time. Rip Sophie.

From: Suzanne Hurtubise

May love surround you during this difficult time. Sending my prayers and sympathies to all of you.

From: Ted Drozd
Relation: first cousin

Sincere condolences to the family during this sad and difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Ted & Maybeth Drozd and family.

Service Schedule


Date & Time:
December 3, 2023
Beginning at 7:00pm

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

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

  Mass of Christian Burial

Date & Time:
December 4, 2023
Beginning at 11:00am

St. Paul Cathedral

St. Paul, AB Canada

St. Paul, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at www.jdrf.ca.

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