Posted: June 10th, 2019

April 5, 1923 ~ June 5, 2019

Zena Faichuk, beloved wife of the late John Faichuk, passed away at River Ridge Senior’s Village in Medicine Hat on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the age of 96 years. Zena will be lovingly remembered by her children: Margaret (Bill) Lesko and their children, Daxton (Leanne) and their daughter, Lauren; Paul (Lori) and their daughter, Malayna; Ron (Carole) Faichuk and their children, Morgan and Raegan (Ty) and their children, Ari and Noah; Larry Faichuk and his children, Melissa (Andrew) and Derek (Angelina) and their children, Bane and Makhi; sister-in-law, Steffania Hanewich as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Zena was predeceased by her husband, John in 2010; brother, Johnny (Doreen) Steciw and her parents, Anton and Anna. Zena was born on April 5, 1923, on the family farm near Mendham, Saskatchewan and moved to Medicine Hat at an early age. She worked in the hospitality industry as a waitress for many years and loved working with the ladies at the Legion. Zena loved her life as a stay at home mom. Zena and John were married on November 1, 1946, and raised three wonderful children. She loved gardening and her flowers and even won awards for having the best kept block! Zena loved crocheting, knitting, craftwork and playing bingo even up to her last day. Her grandchildren will miss her tasty salsa that she loved to make. Zena will be truly missed!

“Grandma lived simply, loved generously and cared deeply for her family”

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Sunday, June 9, 2019, from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service. A Celebration of Zena’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, on Monday, June 10, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. with Major Murray Jaster officiating. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

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