1914 ~ SKRYPETZ ~ 2014

Posted: April 22nd, 2014

Mrs. Helen Skrypetz of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late Mr. Alexander Skrypetz, passed away on Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at the age of 99 years. Helen leaves to cherish her memory three daughters, Mary (Ron) Torgeson of Medicine Hat, Catherine (Alan) Donnelly of Edmonton and Natalie (Clem) Baier of Medicine Hat; six grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. Helen was predeceased by her husband, Alexander on January 17th, 1981; one son, Bill Skrypetz; her parents, Teodor and Maria Kosik; and two grandchildren, Terry Donnelly and Debbie Stotz. Helen was born in Romania on November 28th, 1914. In 1928, at the age of 13 years, she immigrated to Canada and settled in Prelate, Saskatchewan. She married Alexander on September 19th, 1931 and together they lived in Prelate until 1940 when they moved to Medicine Hat. For the last 2 years, Helen was a resident of The Valleyview Care Centre. She enjoyed her many trips to the Royal Canadian Legion over the years, loved to dance and loved her beloved cat “Rusty”. She will be forever missed by all those whose lives she touched. A private Funeral Service will be held in SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 with Gary W. Goran officiating. A private interment will follow in the Family Plot at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Helen’s memory may be made to the S.P.C.A., 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 8E8. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Helen Skrypetz. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

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  1. Dawn says:

    Please accept our most sincere condolences. May you find comfort in the Almighty God’s promise to eliminate death and all other causes of pain ( Revelation 21:3-4)..a time when loved ones will never have to part.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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