Catherine Hermary (nee Hunka)


On Tuesday, April 11, 2017Catherine of Gibbons, Alberta passed away at the age of 61 years following a courageous battle with cancer.

Left to cherish her many memories are her loving husband Brian; children Jason (Shannon) and Maria; grandchildren Kateland-Marie, Jorgia-Rae, Alexandra Catherine, Kayla-June; great grandson Isaiah; three brothers, Bill (Leslie), John (Bernice), Bob (Janice); also other relatives and a host of friends.

Cathy was predeceased by her parents Ellen Hunka (nee Scraba) and Nicholas Hunka.


A Viewing will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M., at Serenity Funeral Chapel, 9914-103 Street, Fort Saskatchewan.  A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., at the Holy Ascension Russo Greek Orthodox Church (Skaro), Rge. Rd. 200 North of Hwy 45, with Rev. Oleksii Suraiev officiating.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Capital Care Norwood Pallative Unit  or to the Holy Ascension Russo Greek Orthodox Church.

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Kim Schwabenbauer

It is Oct. 23,2017 and I’ve been wondering why my old friend has not been responding to my texts. Then I googled her and just found out she is not even here anymore. Bye my friend. Thanks for the many great times we shared. I’m sorry I wasn’t more on top of things. Xo

Kimberley hamm

I am very saddened to hear the passing of Cathy, I worked beside her for a few years. She was my mentor and taught me a lot about what I know. I am just hearing this terrible news now. My condolences to the family. Cathy was such a wonderful person, she had a kind heart. RIP Cathy.

Carol Barnes

Sent some pictures I have of Cathy when we were quite young. Not really sure of year. On one of the pictures she wrote”come see me” I wish I could have spent more time with her, but it seems the only time I saw her in the past years was at the odd family event, one time at U2 concert, and Mom’s funeral.I am no longer living in Alberta, so I am sad to know that in this life we just don’t spend the time we should with those people that we really should.

Laurie Thompson

Aw – so very sad to learn of this! Cathy was my first cousin and I have a lot of very dear and hilarious memories of her. So very sorry that this warm and wonderful person is gone so soon – I would not have missed saying goodbye to her, or the funeral had I known. My deepest sympathy…

Sherry Brunet

I’ve always known my aunt Cathy to be such a kind hearted person. She was so soft spoken, and had such a beautiful smile. She will be missed by so many.

Stephen Cunningham

In all the sadness I have a big smile. You touched my life Cathy in the most special way. Very honoured and privilaged to have experienced your gift of friendship and laughter. I will always remember that big hug of yours and will miss you! RIP and may you raise a Guinness while looking down on your family and friends.

Gail Hermary

I’ll always remember Cathy as a soft spoken, sincere and very caring person. My heartfelt sympathies to her family.

Sally Bleakley

A beautiful person inside and out. She will be greatly missed, but I shall smile when I think of her, which will be often.

Marlene gruger

Cathy was a very special person and always had a smile for everyone she will be missed

Beverley Hedstrom

Your mom was a wonderful lady enjoyed walking to tops with her she will be missed

Helene Dutka

So Sorry To Her of Cathy Passing Away. My Heart And Prayers Go Out To The Family. Cathy was A genuine Person She Will Be Missed By Many. She is Now Your Guardian Angel.

Linda Bauder

I am so sorry for your loss, Cathy was a very special Lady. I met her years ago when she worked with my uncle Romeo Tetreault. I also saw her a few months ago at the Cross Cancer Hospital, we talked for a few minutes about her cancer and my boyfriends cancer. She made me smile.She was always ready with a smile or hug whenever you saw her.