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UPTON, Maria April 29, 1925 – April 11, 2022 It is with heavy hearts that we announce Maria (Mary) Upton (Uniat) of Innisfree, Alberta peacefully passed away at the age of 96 years. Mary had a heart of gold and always a sweet smile to brighten anyone’s day. Mary is survived by her loving children, Elizabeth Hladunewich, Victor (Leona) Uniat, Anne MacLeod, Janet (Rick) Motiuk; spouse, Gerald Upton; grandchildren Colleen (Dwayne) Wagner, Darryl Hladunewich, Shelley (Garth) Turner, Jennifer Hladunewich, Michael (Corinne) Uniat, Chad Uniat, Brandy (Nathan) Makarenko and Scott Motiuk. The joys of her life were her 12 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. Mary is further survived by her two brothers, Tom (Joanne) Zaplachinski, Bill (Elaine) Zaplachinski, sister-in-laws Vicky and Alice Zaplachinski, plus numerous extended family and friends. Mary was predeceased by her 1st husband John Uniat, parents Steve and Katherine Zaplachinski, brothers Steve and Edward and son-in-law Bill Hladunewich. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 22, 2022 at the Autumn Rose Funeral Home in Vegreville, Alberta with the Basilian Fathers officiating. If desired, memorial donations may be made to “Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.” Our family wishes to thank the staff at the Vegreville Care Centre for their kindness and support the past 7 years in caring for Mary.
Friday, April 22, 2022
Autumn Rose Funeral Home
Vegreville, Alberta, Canada