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Thomas Vincent Nykiforak


October 10, 1958 - April 13, 2016

It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Tom on April 13, 2016 at the age of 57 years. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 25 years Kathy; step-daughter, Jessica; granddaughters, Sierra and Allison; sisters Christine (Glenn), and Catherine (Brad) their daughters, Holly and Gina; as well as many extended family and friends. Tom's infectious laugh and sense of humor will be deeply missed and he is forever in our hearts. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.


Carmen-Dale Hollis (nee Thompson)

Born

July 28, 1962
Trenton, Ontario

Passed Away
April 15, 2016
Edmonton, Alberta

After having lived a great life, Carmen-Dale passed on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 53 years of age. She will be lovingly remembered by her  children; Charlie (Stevie), Bryce (Cheryl), and Alanna; three grandchildren; Chloe Shannon, Jayde Hollis, and Emmett Shannon; mother, Betty Richmond; common-law husband, Sonny German; one brother, two sisters, and many extended family and friends.
Carmen-Dale is predeceased by her husband Jerry Hollis, and father Ray Thompson.



Beverly Kenneth Balone

May 8, 1941 – April 1, 2016

Beverly (Bev) Kenneth Balone of Edmonton, Alberta (formerly of Wakaw, SK) passed away at the age of 74 on April 1, 2016 in the kind care of the Edmonton People in Need Shelter Society.  He was born on May 8, 1941 in Val D’or, Quebec as the first son of William (Bill) and Mary Ann Balone who farmed for many years in the Lepine-Wakaw, SK area.

Bev or Kenneth, as he was known to his family, spent his early years helping on the farm with the crops, he especially enjoyed the farm animals.  He grew up to be a tall, strong man who excelled in mathematics at school, was an excellent swimmer, and long distance runner.  He joined the Canadian Armed Forces based in Manitoba, during his service he won many athletic awards in Track and Field, and Marksmanship.  He later moved to the Edmonton area where he found his calling in the Catholic religion, spending many years studying and practicing his faith.  Kenneth felt a spiritual bond with the religious ways of the Native and Metis cultures, attending the Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples.  He very much enjoyed the music of the Gregorian Chants, which he found to be peaceful, and good for one’s soul.  Kenneth was an avid reader, spending many hours every week at the Edmonton Public Library, studying mostly medicine, which he combined with his love of drinking coffee next door at Second Cup.

Family members that are left to mourn his passing and cherish his memory are his siblings; Shirley in Ottawa, ON, Edward in Wakaw, SK, Patricia in Ottawa, ON, Arthur in Thunder Bay,ON, and Judy in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; his elderly aunt, Evelyn in Trenton, ON; and several nieces, nephews, cousins.  He is predeceased by his loving parents William (2011), and Mary Ann (1996).

Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 11:00 am, at Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples,
10821 96 St NW, Edmonton, AB

Interment to follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, 14611 Mark Messier Trail, Edmonton, AB

If friends and family so desire, donations can be made and would be graciously accepted at the Edmonton People in Need Shelter Society at 9536-103 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5H 0G9.

Frank Richard Lloyd

January 16, 1952 – March 28, 2016

Frank Richard Lloyd passed away on March 28, 2016 at age sixty-four. He was a devoted husband to Eileen Lloyd; father of Carwyn Lloyd, Carys Lloyd, and Dawn Ternes; loving grandfather to Kiara Bass and Zoe Nguyen. Frank was also a brother to many through blood and the union. Despite having a lot of close family he also had a lot of distant family, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Frank was predeceased by his parents William (Ronny) and Irene Lloyd; and a set of twins. Frank was born January 16th, 1952 in Wales. He served in the military for many years then worked as a plumber after that. The union was something he had been passionate about for many of his living years. He was also very passionate about having and giving respect. Obituary written by: Frank’s granddaughter Kiara Bass.

 

For those who would like to pay their final respects to Frank:

Prayer Service will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 7:30 pm, at St. Edmund Parish, 13120 – 116 Street NW, Edmonton, AB.

Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 10:30 am, at St. Edmund Parish, 13120 – 116 Street NW, Edmonton, AB.

Interment will be held on Friday, April 8, at 3:00 pm, at Hillside Cemetery, 1280 - 10 Avenue SW, Medicine Hat, AB.  

For those who wish, and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation, or a charity of one's choice.

Della Laura Smith (nee Yates)

Della passed on March 8, 2016 at the age of 94 years. She is survived by her son, Colin (Myrna) Smith; daughter, Diana Jones; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Dewolfe; and brother, Gordon Yates;. A celebration of Della’s life is to occur at a later date.

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