Our dear mom, Helen Basaraba, passed away peacefully on the evening of January 19, 2021 at the age of 94 years and 9 months.

She was born in Stry, AB and resided in Hamlin, St. Paul, and Edmonton.

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters Lorraine (Steven) Boggs and Betty (Peter) Onyschuk; cherished grandchildren Christine (Andy) Sikliski, Michael Onyschuk, and Christopher Boggs; adored great-granddaughters Charlotte and Georgia Sikliski; and numerous relatives.

Helen was predeceased by her husband William (Bill) in 2000, parents Alex and Katherine Tchir, 5 sisters, and 2 brothers.

We are eternally grateful to the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Rosewood Gardens, for their compassionate care of mom over the past year and a half.

Helen will be laid to rest at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Edmonton, next to her husband William. A private family funeral will be held on January 29, 2021 with Father Mircea Panciuk officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Helen’s memory to Alzheimer Society, #306-10430 61 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 2J3.


Serenity Funeral Service – South Edmonton, (780)450-0101

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