SHEMANCHUK, ClaraPosted: October 19th, 2016
CLARA SHEMANCHUK, beloved wife of Joseph Shemanchuk of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at the age of 87 years.
Besides her husband, she is lovingly remembered by her children, Allan Shemanchuk of Edmonton and Ron (Sandy) Shemanchuk of Lethbridge; grandchildren: Julie (John Lester) Shemanchuk, Dan (Jenna) Shemanchuk, Laura (Joel) Gordon, Jeffrey (Eileen) Shemanchuk and Leah Shemanchuk; six great- grandchildren; her three brothers: Metro (Cecile) Chrapko, Ronald (Elaine) Chrapko and Ivan (Sandy) Chrapko; sister-in-law Elizabeth Chrapko as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Clara was predeceased by her parents, John and Eva Chrapko and her brother, Victor Chrapko.
Clara was born on July 5, 1929 in Foisy, AB. She was educated there till grade 9 then completed high school in Edmonton. Following her schooling, she returned to help on the family farm. Clara met Joseph in Edmonton and they were married on September 1, 1951. Together they had two children and after a stay in Saskatoon, moved to Lethbridge.
Clara was a kind and loving person who enjoyed socializing. She loved to travel with Joseph and liked to play Bridge, garden and was a good cook. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held at MCKILLOP UNITED CHURCH, 2329-15th Ave. South, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. with Reverend Trevor Potter officiating.
In memory of Clara, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
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