Mari Bahniuk (Manzevich)
It is with a heavy heart that we announce that on July 8, 2016 Mari Bahniuk of Edmonton, Alberta has passed away. Mari’s life will be remembered and cherished by her family, Daughter Leah, son T.J. (Tanya), Sister Anne Allison, sisters in law: Myrl Manzevich, Sylvia Manzevich, Merilda Bahniuk, as well as many loving nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors. Mari was predeceased by her husband Tom, her parents Pearl and John and Brothers Bill and Jim.
Mari was born in Edmonton, Alberta and married Tom in 1970. Mari cared for her family and friends through delicious cooking/baking, sewing/crafts sharing and dedicating these talents to everyone.
She loved to be out in the garden early in the morning and making the most of each and every day. Above all Mari was absolutely devoted to her husband and children. She was a wife, mother, sister, aunt, sister in law, god mother and friend who always involved herself in every detail of not only her children’s lives but dedicated herself to helping the lives of others with never ending support, respect and love for everyone unconditionally.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday July 16, 2016 at 10:00 am at Serenity Funeral Service North Chapel, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton AB with Reverend Kelly Desmarais officiating. Cremation has taken place. Please join the family for fellowship and fond memories directly after the service
If friends so desire, donations can be made to the Palliative Care Unit 9Y at the General Hospital. In memory of Mari Bahniuk, cheque payable to Covenant Foundation Room 3C60, 11151 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton AB, T5K- 0L4.