Irene Hnatchuk of Calgary passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre after a year long struggle with pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 71 years.
Irene was born June 13, 1937 in Lloydminster, SK. Irene enjoyed a long career with the Calgary Board of Education as an administrative assistant.
Irene is survived by her loving son, Blair (Dawn) Bechthold (Werner), and their children, Justin and Jessica; her loving daughter, Valerie (John) Tiller and their children Mitchell and Brandon; as well as her nieces, Wendy Jensen and Brenda(Ken) Horricks of Kelowna,BC. She was predeceased by her parents, Nicholas and Rose Hnatchuk and her sister, Vivian Werner.
Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, September 18, 2008 at 10:30 A.M. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. www.ab.lung.ca. A special thank you to the Dr’s and nurses in the emergency department and unit 42 at the Peter Lougheed Centre for their kindness and support.
In living memory of Irene Hnatchuk 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences