On November 28, 2019, our dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Erika (Irene) Bondarchuk, passed away at the age of 80 years, after a long battle with liver disease.
Erika was born on October 18, 1939, in Nova Lehota, Czechoslovakia and immigrated to Canada at the age of ten years. Erika was devoted to her family and her inspiring commitment to the Lord will be lovingly remembered by her children: Darlene (Don), Kelly (Martin), David (Nicole), Darlene, Leona and Georgina; Nine grandchildren: Ian (Janine), Megan (Ian), Haley, Colton, Emma, Paige, Cody, Seth and Tanis. Five great grandchildren: Paley, Skye, Annabelle, Lillyanna and Helen; Sister: Marilyn Swanson. She is also remembered by her close friend, Gerry Broenner, and by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Erika was predeceased by her husband, Paul, in 2017 and parents, Andrew and Maria Protsch.
A special thank you to Dr. Adrian Coma, Dr. Amy Morse, Dr. Randy Williams and the medical team at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. Your care and compassion for Erika will always be remembered. Special thanks also to the staff and residents of St. Albert Retirement Residence for making Erika’s short time there so enjoyable.
The funeral will be held on Friday, Dec.6th at the Memorial Hall, 9903-106 st, Westlock, starting at 10:30am. Interment to follow at the Westlock Municipal Cemetery, 9503-96 ave. Lunch to follow at the Memorial Hall.
In lieu of flowers, please consider honouring Erika’s memory with a donation to the Westlock Church of the Nazarene, 10520-103 Street, Westlock, AB, T7P 1L2
Westlock Funeral Home & Crematorium 780.349.3474
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