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June 24, 1954 - September 7, 2019


On September 7, 2019 Mr. Walter Yacyshyn of St. Paul passed away at the age of 65 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Valerie; son, Kevin (Kim) of Okotoks; 4 grandchildren, Kylie, Carter, Cashlyn & Carrera; loving parents, Nick & Olga Yacyshyn of Spedden; siblings, Oksana (Mike) Chimko & Marion (Joanne) both of St. Paul, & Halia (Daniel) St. Arnault of Mallaig; numerous nieces & nephews. Walter was predeceased by his daughter, Carla; & mother-in-law, Laura Hartley. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 14 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul Cathedral, St. Paul. Very Reverend Father Don Bodnar will be officiating, with private family interment in Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Spedden. If desired, donations may be made to Haying in the 30s (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: Terry & Donna Karpyshyn
Relation: Friend

Deepest condolence Valerie, Kevin and family. He is a wonderful man and will be missed.

From: Lloyd and Val Peat
Relation: Friend

Dear Val and family. Lloyd and I are so sorry our thoughts are with you. Wally was a great man.

From: victor50@telus.net
Relation: Friends

Valerie and family, sending our deepest condolences for your loss of your husband and our good long friend Walter. Our hearts and prayers are with you.
Love Karen & Victor Stuparyk

From: Gisele and Steve Yaceyko
Relation: Friends

Val and Kevin our sincere condolences .We have yous in our prayers and thinking of you .

From: Barbara Wynnyk
Relation: Family friend/fellow church member

Dear Valerie, Kevin and all the Yacyshyn Families.
Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of Walter. May God bless and guide you in the upcoming days, weeks and months ahead… Valerie stay strong, I am praying for you and Kevin as well as the rest of the family members. I am sorry I will not be able to attend the services, but will be praying for Walter that day. God bless you all.
Love: Mrs. Olga Wynnyk

From: Barbara Wynnyk
Relation: Family Friend

Dear Valerie, Kevin, Oksana, Marion, and Halia, Mr. and Mrs. Yacyshyn as well as all the extended families.
Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of Walter. We have good memories of Walter as well as you Valerie. It was so nice to bump into you at the same resort in Hawaii many years ago… as well as at the pier at Garner Lake last summer when you were taking the grandkids tubing. I remember Walter pounding on those drums with the orchestra at the old Spedden dances full of life and smile on his face! You have a so much to bear this year Valerie, stay strong for your son and grandchildren.
May God guide and hold you up during these next days, weeks and months. We are thinking of you all and praying for you all.. We are unable to attend the services.. but will be saying prayers for Walter and the family that day.
Please take care of yourselves.. may God Bless you all!
Love Barb Wynnyk, and Doug and Noah Gill

From: Suzanne Levasseur
Relation: Acquaintance

So very sorry for your loss Val.

From: Janet Morrow

My deepest condolences Valerie and family.

From: Diane Chretien
Relation: Friend

Our deepest sympathy to you all. Wally was a great man and will be missed. 🙏

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 14, 2019
Beginning at 2:30pm

St. Paul Cathedral

St. Paul, AB Canada

St. Paul, AB Canada

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Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

Haying in the 30s (Cancer Support Society)

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

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