Bernard (Bernie) John Honish

July 5, 1940 ~ November 5, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bernard John Honish on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the age of 77years. Bernie will be lovingly remembered as a caring father, a loving husband, and a kind and generous Christian by his loving wife of 57 years, Joan; his children, Lori (Brent) and Jaime (Bessy); his grandchildren, Dustin (Megan), Jenna (Kean), and Dexter; his siblings, Rufus (Lucille), Sylvester, Jeneatt (Claude), and Delephene; as well as his many extended family members and friends.

Bernie has departed to join his daughter Holly, but he will remain here always in our hearts.

The family is sincerely grateful to Sturgeon Community Hospital for their care.


Memorial Service

Saturday, November 11, 2017
2:00 pm
Sturgeon Memorial Funeral Chapel
5016 – 47 Avenue
Bon Accord, Alberta

In lieu of flowers at the request of the family memorial donations will be gratefully accepted in memory of Bernie by The Mustard Seed, 10568 – 114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5H 3J7

Gerard (Gerry) Elam Gillingham

April 5, 1957 ~ October 24, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Gerard Elam Gillingham at 60 years of age on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.

Left to mourn his passing with fond and loving memories are his wife, Katherine Kelly-Gillingham; children, Kristie-Ann (Alan) Kirsch, John, Isabella, Jessica and Ross; sister, Jacqueline King; godmother, Ann (Frank) Blake; mother-in-law, Geraldine Kelly; sisters-in-laws, Shelly (Andrew) Burt, and Juanita (Frank) Beason; brother-in-law, Adam Kelly; nieces and nephews, Jonita (Jeff) Forbes, Dr. John Paul (Laura) King, Jason (Darlene) Skiffington, Kayla(Justin) Brenton, Johnathon Beason, Jayden Beason, Alissa Burt, Jeremy Burt, and Jessica Kelly; great-nieces and great-nephews, Alex, Bailey, Ashlynn, Caiden, Adelyn, little baby Jack and Oliver who called him Papa; as well as a very large circle of other relatives and  great friends.

He is predeceased by his parents, Elam and Phyllis (nee Loftus) Gillingham; father-in-law, John Kelly; and brother-in-law, Jack King. 

Gerry was a wonderful, kind-hearted man who was always there to lend a hand and whose home was always open. His big eyes and soft smile were always waiting for you at the kitchen table. His love for being in front of the stove cooking up a scoff was one of his trademarks. He loved Sunday drives, being outdoors in the woods, being with friends but most of all he loved his family.  

Gerry will be remembered and forever loved by all who knew him.

Celebration of Life

November 25, 2017
Canora Community League
10425-152 Street
Edmonton, Alberta

Rose Marie Poworoznik


June 30, 1932 ~ October 23, 2017


Our loving mother, Rose Marie Poworoznik passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 after a valiant fight with cancer.  She will be greatly missed by all those whose lives she touched. Remembered most for her welcoming and open arms, the farm was home to everyone; always smiling she seemed to handle a full house with ease! 


Known as being a mom to all, Rose was lovingly referred to by everyone as "Aunty Rose”. Whether you stopped in for a few hours, days or weeks you could be sure that an extra plate would be set on the table for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


Rose is survived by her husband of 64 years, Mike; her children, Robin, Taira (Ray), John, (Roxy) and Michael; her grandchildren, Amy, Shawn, Jessie, Kelsey, and Zachary; her great-grandchildren, Shaylynne, Elijah, Dakota, Austin and River; her great-great-grandchildren, Wren, Finnley, and Gabriel; as well as numerous extended family and Friends.




Memorial Service
Monday, October 30, 2017
11:00 am
Morinville Community Cultural Centre
9502 – 100 Avenue
Morinville, Alberta

 In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your local food bank and/or to the hospice who lovingly cared for Rose in her last days. Please send your cheques to the: Covenant Foundation for Foyer Lacombe, 1st Vital Avenue, St. Albert, Alberta T8N 1K1



George Samuel Wylie

December 18, 1951 ~ October 14, 2017

George Samuel Wylie was born in Ballybay, Monaghan, Ireland on December 18, 1951 and passed away in Edmonton, Alberta on October 14, 2017 at 65 years of age. Sam is survived by his son, Nathan Samuel; granddaughters, Emilyanne and Suzanne; brothers, Leslie (Sandra) Wylie in Ireland and Mervyn (Sherelle)Wylie in Ireland; sisters, Dorothy (Jim) Reed in Ireland and Ruth (Desy) Heaslip in Ireland. He is also survived by his partner, Carol Randall; ex-wife, YvonneWylie; as well as numerous relatives and friends.

Sam was predeceased by his parents, William and Ethel (nee Norris) Wylie; brothers, Billy and Albert; and son, Jason Daniel.



Kimberley Anne Bird (nee Compton)

February 26, 1961 ~ October 15, 2017

Kimberley Anne Bird (nee Compton) of Sturgeon County passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the age of 56 years, after complications from a stroke. An engaging personality, Kim was known as a people person. Always a team player, she spent many years playing in a fast pitch league and later coached her daughter’s teams. Kim took pleasure in bringing family and friends together to share a home cooked meal, play games, or belt out karaoke. Throughout her life, Kim also enjoyed the outdoors including, gardening, camping and fishing.

Kim is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, John; her three daughters, Malina (Justin), Amy (Ryan), and Jennifer (Alexa); her father Fred (Dianne); her sister, Debbie; her granddaughter, Everly; and many extended family members. She was predeceased by her mother, Patricia.

In lieu of flowers donations will be gratefully accepted in memory of Kim by:

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT & Nunavut
10985 - 124 Street
Edmonton, Alberta 
T5M 0H9

5016 47TH AVE, BOX 727, BON ACCORD, AB, T0A 0K0 

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