Obituary of Nancy Gnyra

GNYRA, Nancy

March 2, 1922 – June 2, 2019


GNYRA, William

January 11, 1920 – May 9, 2016



It is with sadness and love the family announces the passing of Nancy Gnyra formerly of Innisfree, Alberta who passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the age of 97 years.


Our parents will be affectionately remembered by their family, Ron (Anne), Eugene (Arlene), Lawrence (Maxine), Lorraine (Peter) Wakaruk and Jane (Dwight) Anderson; 14 grandchildren: Christopher (Ashley), Nicholas (Michelle), Laura, Darcy (Diana), Christine (Steve), Richard (Cassandra), Caylie, Emily (Justin), Alyssa (Josh), Lorne (Connie), Russell (Vikki), Erin (Ryan), Sarah (Dale) and Katelyn (Rob); 19 great-grandchildren.  Nancy was predeceased by her loving husband William of 73 years in 2016 and her daughter-in-law Carol (Anderson) Gnyra. Mom was also the last surviving child of Wasyl and Eva Fedyna; 3 brothers and four sisters from the New Kiew district.


A Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial honouring our parents will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Church- Innisfree with Very Reverend Don Bodnar officiating.  Inurnment to follow in the Innisfree Cemetery.


The family is truly grateful to the doctors and caregivers at the Vegreville Care Centre for their compassion and care given to our parents in their last two and a half years.  In lieu of other tributes, donations may be made to the Vegreville Care Centre – Patient Comfort Society or to a charity of one’s choice.


Wishing you peace, Mom and Dad who are forever now reunited.  Those we love don’t go away. They walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard but always near, still loved, still missed and very Dear.

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Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial for William & Nancy Gnyra

10:30 am
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church
Innisfree, Alberta, Canada
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