It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Edith Stachnik of Devon, Alberta on January 12, 2022, at the age of 92 years.

Beloved mother, sister, Baba, great – Baba and friend will be sorely missed by her five children, Gloria (Neil), Daniel (Beverly), Timothy (Debbie), Jeremy (Larissa), Christine (Gordon), 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, one sister Vera, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her loving husband, Peter, March 16, 1998, her parents John Demkiw and Mary Goyan, her brother Victor Demkiw and her sister Mary Sewell.

Edith’s joy in life was her faith and her family. She lived her faith everyday and was very active in St. Mary’s Church. She was a member of the Ladies Aide and sang in the choir. She loved bringing everyone together for Easter, Christmas, and special occasions where her amazing food was enjoyed by family and friends.

Due to COVID restrictions, a private family service will be held.

Prayer Service on Sunday, 16, 2022 at 7 PM at St. Mary’s Russian Orthodox Church, Nisku, Alberta. Divine Liturgy on Monday, January 17, 2022, at 10 AM at St. Mary’s Russian Orthodox Church, Nisku, Alberta. Interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Nisku, Alberta.

In lieu of other tributes, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta, St. Mary’s Russian Orthodox Church of a charity of your choice.

The family would like to extend their appreciation and gratitude to Dr. Patocka and the Long-Term Care staff at the Devon General Hospital for their exceptional care of Edith over the years.

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James and Joyce Mudry

To Edith’s family
Our deepest sympathy to all of you in the loss of your mother, mother in law, and grandmother
Edith and Pete were very special people
May she rest in peace

Caroline Margitich & Evelyn Shlamp

Dear Family,
Sorry for your loss of your loved one. Our parents; Marko & Maria Gorgichuk knew Edith & Peter quite well. A nice couple and well respected. Keep the faith. Cherish your memories with Edith. May she rest in peace. Memory Eternal!

Heidi Belter

Sending you my deepest sympathy. Your mother and grandmother was such an anchor in your family. She will be greatly missed. Sending you hugs and praying for you all as you continue to grieve her loss.

Heidi Belter

Just wishing you all my deepest sympathy at the loss of your beloved mother and grandmother. She was such an anchor in your family and I know she will be greatly missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers

Pat & Ed Zukowski

So sorry to hear of Ediths passing .Even though we know that their time has come it is never easy to say good bye . Im sure Edith will be watching over all of you along with your Dad .That pair of special angels will always be with you whenever you have need of them. God Bless all of you and give you help through this sad time.

Kyle. Wickstrom

Rest In Peace Edith. You leave behind an incredible legacy in your family

Debbie Campbell

My heart goes out to the family. Aunty Edith held a special place in our family, she always made us feel welcome and loved. Our deepest condolences, love Debbie and John and Family.

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