Obituary of Elizabeth Matviw
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MATVIW, Elsie (nee Andony) February 28, 1925 – August 25, 2021 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Elizabeth (Elsie) Matviw on August 25, 2021, at the age of 96 years. Elsie was predeceased by her husband Michael (2000); sisters Olga (Steve) Semotiuk and Lucille (Lawrence) Serediak; sons-in-law Tom Saik and Jim Morris; and daughter-in-law Sue Matviw. She will be lovingly remembered by one sister Mary Lesiuk; daughters, Mildred Saik and Barbara Morris (Joe Moyneur); one son David Matviw (Georgina Tweed); grandchildren Shawn (Sharmen) Saik, Sharla (Greg) Edwards, Nicole (Danny) Dodds, Jennifer Powley, Andrea, and Kevin Matviw; great grandchildren Delayne and Jaden Saik, Micaela, and Tyson Ilnicki, Myah Edwards, Madelyn, and Elyse Dodds; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Elsie in looking back at her life, said that while the farm required hard work, it was a good life. In later years she continued to enjoy her vegetable and especially her flower gardens. She loved to bake and shared these with family, neighbours, and many others. The family wishes to extend special thanks to the staff at the Vegreville Manor for their assistance and care for the last few years, and to the caring staff at the Vegreville St. Joseph’s Hospital who eased the burden of her illness. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 30, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Autumn Rose Funeral Home (5036-51 Avenue) with Very Rev. Igor Kisil officiating. Interment to follow in Riverside Cemetery. A light lunch will follow at the Vegreville Legion. Due to Covid the family encourages attendees to wear masks to the service. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations may be made to the “MS Society” or to a charity of one’s choice. The service will be livestreamed by visiting www.autumnrosefuneralhome.com for those wishing to attend virtually.