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5201 Lakeshore Drive
Bonnyville, AB T9N 1X7
Phone: (780) 826-3113
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John Galiwoda

John Galiwoda

Saturday, September 24th, 1927 - Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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It is with heavy hearts that the family of John Galiwoda announces his passing on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Bonnyville, Alberta at the age of 91 years.
John is lovingly survived by his two children: Stephen (Darlene) Galiwoda of Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Anne Galiwoda of Cold Lake, AB; foster daughter: Irene Dumais; five grandchildren: Loralle (Colin) Woloshyn, Sheri Hebert (Rob Nelson), John Jr. Galiwoda, Jerry Galiwoda (Erin Neuberry), Jessica Galiwoda (Stephen Van Ryk); six great grandchildren: Jordan Woloshyn, Brady Woloshyn, Alexandre Van Ryk, Maddie Galiwoda, Lucas Galiwoda, Emery Galiwoda; brother: Anton (June) Galiwoda; sister-in-law: Jean Galiwoda.
John was predeceased by his wife: Cassie Galiwoda in 1991; parents: Prokip & Alexandra Galiwoda; brother: Bill Galiwoda; two sisters: Mary Kobewka, Sannie Forester; two brothers-in-law: Steve Kobewka, Bob Forester.
Funeral Service, Tuesday, June 18, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Elias Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Bonnyville, AB with Reverend Father Peter Haugen officiating. Pallbearers: Stephen Galiwoda, Jerry Galiwoda, Colin Woloshyn, Stephen Van Ryk, James Karasiuk, Raymond Karasiuk.
Final resting place, St. Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Sandy Rapids, AB.
Memorial tributes in memory of John may be sent to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 150, 9405-50 St., Edmonton, AB T6B 2T4 or Bonnyville Cancer Clinic, Postal Bag 1008, Bonnyville, AB T9N 2J7.
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    Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Elias Ukainian Orthodox Church
    4801-46 Street
    bonnyville, AB
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    Reverend Father Peter Haugen
  • Interment

    St. Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery
  • Reception

    Bonnyville Senior Citizens Drop-In Centre
    4813 - 47 Ave
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Janet (nee Kuniski) and Orest Slawuta

Posted at 02:42pm
Galiwoda Families - our deepest condolences on the passing of John. Many fond memories of Church and other Social Events at Sandy Rapids. Memory Eternal!

Debbie Klingbeil

Posted at 11:19am
To Steve, Anne and family. Please accept our condolences on the loss of your beloved father. I remember as a child the summers we spent on the farm, and the trouble we would get into. John would be mad at us for awhile, but always forgave us in the end. He will be missed.

Rose Ann And Frank Kurek (Twerdohlib)

Posted at 01:22pm
Stephen Anne and Family, we send our condolences, thoughts and prayers to all of you. Your dad was so well known in the Sandy Rapids area and will be missed by all. Memories Eternal.

michael gurin

Posted at 04:52pm
To Stephen, Anne and family, please accept our condolences on the passing of your father. We will always remember the great farming community we were part of in Sandy Rapids.

Nick Gurin and Family

Anita Galiwoda

Posted at 03:26pm
With fond remembrance of your strength and humor.
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Brian Forester Posted at 09:25pm

My condolences to all family. Brian, Lesleyann.

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