MERKOSKY (nee Provost), Yvonne
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It is with great sadness that the Merkosky family announces the passing of their beloved mother, grandmother, and great- grandmother on Tuesday, December 25th, 2012 at the age of 90 years.
Yvonne is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Leonard Merkosky and seven children, Claudette (Denis) Tardif of Edmonton, AB; Norman (Pierrette) Merkosky of Toronto, ON; Helene (Raymond Knight) Neufeld of Comox, BC; Rosalie (Doug Campbell) Merkosky of Vancouver, BC; Leona (Allen) Mazengarb of New Plymouth, NZ; Roger Merkosky of Vancouver, BC; Sue (Allan) Pullan of Calgary, AB and eleven grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren. Yvonne leaves two sisters, Germaine Tremblay and Jeannette (Roger) Letourneau both of Edmonton, AB. She was predeceased by her two brothers, Lucien Provost and Gabriel Provost and one sister, Simone Chauvet.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at St. Thomas D'Aquin Church, 8410 - 89 Street, Edmonton. A private family interment will follow.
In memory of Yvonne, donations may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada (Edmonton Chapter), 150, 94050 - 50 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6B 2T4.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2012