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DARKUN, Evdokia “Donna” (nee Ljaschenko)

October 4, 1923 – November 20, 2012

Donna Darkun passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 21, 2012 at the George Boyak Nursing Home at the age of 89 years.

Born in the Ukrainian town of Mazkouzy, Donna came to Canada in 1949 and worked on a farm near Lethbridge, AB. She then moved to Calgary in 1952 and later worked in Eaton’s department store where she stayed for several years before taking an early retirement and enjoyed life at home with her husband. Donna was a member of St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

Donna is survived by her niece Luba and husband Ceriy and their two children, Macsem and Artum Muravchenko in the Ukraine. Donna was predeceased by her husband William Darkun

Requiem Services will be held at St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church (402 Meredith Road N.E.) on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery.

Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Her Guardian Tamara Kosacz thanks the staff in 2 East at the George Boyak Nursing Home for their many years of excellent service in Calgary.

In living memory of Donna Darkun, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Hello I’m one girls from laundry from George Boyack. We are so sorry for you loss I know words are never enough at this difficult time. My co worker told me you, Donna’s sister, would come in every saturday to be with Donna you’re a special sister. Donna was blessed to have a sister as yourself. God bless, take care from lisa and denise from george boyack

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