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Helene Marie Yuzwa
February 5, 1926 - November 8, 2015
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<div itemprop="description">HELENE YUZWA <br />February 5, 1926-November 8, 2015 <br /> <br />The Yuzwa family is sad to announce the passing of their beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Helene at Royal University Hospital on Sunday, November 8, 2015 after a long and hard fought battle with chronic blood loss. <br /> <br />She left peacefully, knowing she was wrapped up in love and surrounded by a large number of family members. <br /> <br />Predeceased by her loving husband and our father, Paul in 2001, her parents Anton and Maria Symak and her brother Michael Symak, along with numerous brothers- and sisters-in law. <br /> <br />Mom will be deeply missed by her children: Robert (Gina), Lesya (Karl) Swystun, Gregory (Laurie), Philip (Cheryl), Daniel (Shelley) and Kathy Bourhis. Her 12 grandchildren were always very close to her heart, and she and Dad took an active part in the growing lives of each of them. She will always be remembered by Tonya, Beth, Nadya, Michael, Matthew, Christan, Anthony, Catherine, Andrew, Zachary, Tasha, and Joshua. Mom also cherished 9 great grandchildren who will remember her or will learn about her through the memories of their parents. Quinn, Luke, Aoife, McKenna, Mason, Eleanor, Sage, Hannah and Paul. Also saddened by her passing are her sisters Pat Pantella and Ollie Komarnicki and her sister-in-law Angeline Dowling, along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. <br /> <br />The family would like to especially thank Dr. Andrew Harrington for the decades of care and compassion towards our Mom, and the special precious angel at RUH who comforted us with her calmness and tenderness during Mom&rsquo;s final hours. May God bless you. <br /> <br />Prayers will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. The Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Both services will be held at Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1202 11th Street East. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. <br /> <br />In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Volodymyr Villa or to a charity of the donor&rsquo;s choice. <br /> <br />To read this notice and share your memories, visit &ldquo;Obituaries&rdquo;. Arrangements entrusted to Greg Lalach, Park Funeral Chapel, 306.244.2103. <br /> <br />Vichnaya Pamyat <br /> <br /></div>