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OSHIRO, Kerry John

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OSHIRO, Kerry John
December 13, 1957 - September 28, 2010


It is with deep sadness that we announce that Kerry Oshiro passed away peacefully on September 28, 2010 at the age of 52 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Kerry was born in Calgary but grew up in Drumheller.  Besides his loving wife Colinda, Kerry is survived by sons, Justin Oshiro and Matt Tyson, daughter Jennifer Oshiro all of Calmar, sister Kelly Oshiro of Quebec City, Aunt Georgina Thompson and Uncles John Ewing and Don Ewing all of Drumheller.  Kerry was predeceased by his parents Mitsuo and Mary Oshiro.  A celebration of Kerry’s life was held in Calmar on Saturday, October 2nd.  Donations in memory of Kerry may be made to Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, 15th Floor, 8215-112th Street Edmonton, AB T6G 2C8 or STARS, Building 16-29 Airport Road, Edmonton, AB T5V 0B2.

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AVRAMENKO, Robert Edmund Brian

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AVRAMENKO,Robert Edmund Brian

Bob passed away in Calgary on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at the age of 59 years after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife Frances; his children Angie (Matt) and Robbie (Shawna) and his grandchildren Shayla, Joshua and Caleb and Treighton, Elissabeth and Caleigh. He is also survived by his brother Ted (Geri) and his sister Annette; sisters-in-law Bev (Brian), Penny (Gordon) and Ellen (Jim) and his brothers-in-law Harvey (Wendy) and Peter (Hazeline). He is also survived by many nieces and nephews; his “special daughter” Deena and her daughters Stephanie and Melinda. Bob was born in Drumheller and raised in the Rowley area. After high school, he went to work at Cominco in Calgary and later Agrium in Carseland, as well as working the family farm near Rowley. He was predeceased by his parents, George and Gertrude, sister Diana (Jim), brother Floyd (Shirley), and brother-in-law Dave, as well as his mother and father-in-law, Penard and Mary Hildahl. Bob was a good neighbor and friend to all. He was always very proud of his children and grandchildren who he loved very much. There will be a small Memorial Service at a later date. If so desired, memorial donations can be made to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre (1331 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N2) or the Canadian Cancer Society (Unit 200, 325 Manning Road NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 2P5). To email expressions of sympathy: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Subject heading: Bob Avramenko. Arrangements entrusted to Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, 1605 - 100 Street SE (17 Ave. SE at Garden Rd.), Calgary AB, T1X 0L4.  Telephone (403) 272-5555 www.mountainviewmemorial.ca.
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REZNECHENKO, Maxine

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REZNECHENKO, Maxine
1927 - 2010


Our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Maxine, passed away on October 6, 2010 at the Peter Lougheed Centre.  Maxine was born at Herbert, Saskatchewan on May 17, 1927 as the second youngest of five children born to Edgar and Gladys Best.  She married Phil Reznechenko on June 25, 1949 (deceased March 24, 1965) in Herbert, Saskatchewan and was blessed with four daughters-who with their families were the very centre of her existence.  She married John Reznechenko, her lifelong partner, who passed away March 11, 2005. Maxine had many passions.  Her family, gardening, square dancing, The United Church, and many friends.  Her eyes lit up when a child was in her presence especially her grandchildren and great-grandson.  She remained active and very involved in her community until her move into Monterey Village in Calgary in the fall of 2007.  Although she had moved out of her community-she will be missed by all whose lives she touched during her life. She is survived by her family Sheree (Jim) Gallant, and Holly Reznechenko, both of Calgary, Marliss (Roger) Fleischhacker of Middle Lake, SK and Lee Anne Reznechenko of Drumheller; her grandchildren: Curtis (Chantel) and Brad Fleischhacker and Mallory Gallant; her great-grandson Dylan (Curtis) Fleischhacker and her sister Helen (Bob) Murdock.  Maxine is also lovingly remembered by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews.  She is predeceased by her siblings: Edgar (Pauline), Gordon (Doris) and Doug (Arlene) Best and in-laws. A Memorial Service was held on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 2 p.m. from the Carbon United Church with Pastor Wendy Galloway officiating.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Maxine’s memory may be made to The Alzheimer’s Society, 10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5H 4K1 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Rm 124, Professisonal Building, 430 6 Ave S.E. Medicine Hat, AB T1A 2S8. Arrangements entrusted to Courtney-Winters Funeral Home. 403-823-2666.

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