Anna Hawryluk married Rene Oe


Nellie Hawryluk married Nic Smashnuk (1940)

Anastazia (Nellie) SMASHNUK

Anastazia (Nellie) Smashnuk April 11, 1923 - March 19, 2010 Nellie Smashnuk, longtime resident of Grande Prairie and area, passed away peacefully at the Q.E.II Hospital in Grande Prairie with family by her side on March 19, 2010 at the age of 85 years. Nellie was born and raised in Bezanson, AB, resided six years in Beaverlodge and lived in Grande Prairie the rest of her life. She was a loving, devoted mother. Nellie was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, needlework, and playing cards. Each one of the family has a keepsake lovingly crafted by Mom/ Grandma. She could finish any jigsaw puzzle in record time. The Edmonton Oilers have lost an avid fan. Nellie is lovingly remembered by her family, four sons, Charlie (Yvette) of Sudbury, ON, Bruce (Linda) of Edmonton, Lawrey (Ethel) of Mississauga, ON and Michael of Grande Prairie, two daughters, Janet (Dave) Lougheed of Grande Prairie and Lyla (Don) McLaren of Calgary; 17 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, two sisters-in-law, Doreen Semotonk of Calgary, Marge Smashnuk of Dawson Creek and many nieces and nephews. She was predeacesed by her three sisters and two brothers. Funeral Services will be held at the St. Paul's United Church, 10206-100 Avenue, Grande Prairie, on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Mary Blackburn Officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Nellie may be made to a charity of one's choice. Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel & Crematorium0


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