September 10, 1930 – Raymore, Saskatchewan
September 7, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta
Dr. Bernard Boyko, beloved husband of Joan Boyko (nee Guimond) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the age of 88 years.
He was born on the family farm near Raymore, SK on September 10, 1930. Bernard graduated with a Doctorate in Dentistry from the University of Alberta in 1954. He began practice in Peace River, AB where he met his wife Joan and his son Carl was born. Five years later, Bernard began practice in Calgary where he was later joined in practice by his son.
Bernard married Joan in 1955 and they celebrated 64 years together this past June.
Bernard accomplished much throughout his life and had many interests. In addition to his practice of dentistry, he served as Clinical Instructor and Associate Dean of Dentistry at the University of Alberta. He also enjoyed time as a realtor, securities broker and was particularly fond of his time farming. But above all, Bernard was devoted to his family.
Besides his loving wife Joan, Bernard is survived by his daughter Paula (Wayne); son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Nancy; five grandchildren, Alyssa (Jesse), Chelsea (Mark), Adam (Samantha), Kendra, and Jessica (Paul); and five great-grandchildren, Jace, Owen, Jordyn, Ivy, and Nora.
He is also survived by his brother Raymond; his sister Rosemary; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Bernard was predeceased by his parents, Josephine and Julian Boyko; as well as his brother Stanley and sister-in-law Irene.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Cathedral (219 – 18th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB) on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Reception to follow at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
In living memory of Dr. Bernard Boyko, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences