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August 24, 1947 - August 27, 2023


With heavy hearts the family of Sylvia Katherine Bodnar of St. Paul, Alberta announces her peaceful passing surrounded by her family on Sunday, August 27, 2023. Sylvia will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Ron; children, Marshall (Cindy) & Cindy (Dave Godin); grandchildren, Derek, Michael, Brian, Christopher, Lawrence, Elsie, Harry & Elliot; mother, Kay Galas; siblings, Russ (Jeaneen), Gladys (Larry Peters), Cheryl (Ron Rezewski) & Sandy (Tim Slevinsky); nieces & nephews as well as numerous relatives & friends. Sylvia was predeceased by her father, Harry; grandparents, Alex & Helen Wanchuk, Andrew & Mary Galas. Sylvia’s family is proud of her strength, courage & resolution in fighting this battle on her own terms. A private family funeral has been held. If desired, donations may be made to Haying in the 30’s c/o 5626 52 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: John & Ann Kostyshyn
Relation: friends with the Galas family

Wishing you peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts/ Our most sincere condolences to all the family.

From: Simone/John Sadowski
Relation: Friend

Sending our deepest condolences to Ron and family. Sylvia was a beautiful lady and will be greatly ❤️ 💖 missed. Sending prayers 🙏 ❤️ 💕 and hugs to the family

From: Tracy, George and Walter
Relation: cousin

Our most deepest and sincere condolences to Sylvia’s family. She was a beautiful person inside and out with a heart of gold. May she rest in eternal peace and her memory be eternal. God Bless.

From: Maurice and Janelle Richard

Our deepest condolences to the family.

From: Nick Edith kossey
Relation: Friends

Iam so sorry to hear the passing of sylvia my heart breaks for ron and all of Sylvia’s family

From: Douglas & Helen Rice
Relation: Friends

Our deepest condolences to Ron and family. Cherish the loving memories.

From: Andrew Sadlowski
Relation: Sylvia was my second cousin.

Our sincere condolences to Ron and family. May you have the strength to deal with your loss remembering Sylvia’s courage during her difficult times.
GOD Bless you.
Andy and Michelle

From: Jim and Brenda Hancharuk
Relation: Friends

So sorry to hear of Sylvia’s passing. Our heartfelt condolences to Ron and Family and to Sylvia’s Family. Have so many good memories of our time at Ashmont school and hanging out together.

From: Regina Shtybel
Relation: First cousin

Dear Ron
All my sympathies for your big loss.
With all my love,
Regina Shtybel and family.

From: Susan Kaprowski
Relation: Former neighbor

I’m so sorry to see this . I missed the notice and wish to send my Sympathy to the entire family, especially to Russel, and Sylvias children. To All of the family ,I am sorry for your loss.

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Service Schedule

Private service arrangements have been made.

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

Haying in the 30’s (Cancer Support Society)

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

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