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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: Rob and Anne Boyd
Relation: Friends

Val, we are so sorry to hear of Wally’s passing. Our sincere condolences to you and your family at this difficult time. Thinking of you and hoping you will find strength in the memories of an amazing man.

From: Halia Boychuk Gogowich

Valerie, my heartfelt condolence to you and your family for the grief and losses that you have borne during the past months.

From: DALE
Relation: coffee friend

a real nice all around guy-he will be truly missed by many….sympathies to all the families during this trying time…

From: John & Ann Kostyshyn

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Cherish the happy memories and hold them close to your heart.

From: Reg and Diane Dacyk
Relation: Close Friend

Valerie and Family we are deeply saddened by your loss. Wally was a terrific person who I am so glad to shared in many memories during our school years and latter while renting an apartment together. He will be dearly missed but never forgotten. R.I P. Wally!

From: Emily Mueller
Relation: As an appliance repairman

Dear Family. You do not know me but Walter had entered my home for appliance repair. He was so honest and personable that when I saw his ob. I had to respond. I’m deeply sorry for your loss. The world will miss a great man.

From: Pat and Bill Soldan
Relation: Friend

Valerie, Family, and Yachyshyn Families: Thinking of you all. Sending hugs.

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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

Memorial Gifts

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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