Marie Ann Shmyr (June 25, 1940 – November 1, 2019)

Marie Ann Shmyr, resident of Rycroft, AB, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019, in Central Peace Health Complex in Spirit River, AB, at the age of 79 years.

Marie was born June 25, 1940 on the farm in Volin, AB. She grew up on the farm and attended Volin School. Marie spent her life in the Central Peace area, making substantial contributions to the community through volunteer work and always enjoyed participating in community events.

Marie married Nick in 1955 and they were blessed with three sons. Marie was passionate about cooking and prepared delicious food for thousands of people over her lifetime. She was a true hockey fan and loved watching all levels of hockey. Marie devoted herself to caring for her family and friends.

She will be sadly missed by her children: David, Terry (Sandi), and Marshall (Barb); grandchildren: Nichole (Aaron), Melissa (Sheldon), David Jr., Malorie (Lindsay), Dana (Hailey), Jace, and Savanah; great-grandchildren: Dylan, Liam, Jazmine, Ava, Angelo, and Connor; brother Harry (Emily); sister Anne; sister in-law Bernice; as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.

Marie was predeceased by her parents Nicholas and Katherine, husband Nickolas, brother Steve, and brother in-law William.

A Funeral Service was held on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at 1:00pm, at Rycroft Ag Society (5010 49 Ave.). A Viewing will be held prior at 12:00pm.

Memorial donations may be made to Rotary House (10101 97A St., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 0X3), or to a charity of one’s choice.

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