Mrs. Nadya Wasilenko of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Fred Wasilenko passed away peacefully with family at her side at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre on Friday, June 25, 2021 at the age of 94 years.
Nadya was born in Belarus and came to Canada in 1950 with her husband Fred, landing in Halifax and settling in Picture Butte. In 1954 they moved to Coaldale and remained until Fred’s passing in 1994. She then moved to Lethbridge where she resided until her passing.
Nadya was an amazing woman who made friends everywhere she went and will be missed by many.
Nadya is survived by her four sons Walter (Lynn) from Lethbridge, Tony (Caroline) from Victoria, Victor (Peggy) from Salmon Arm, and John (Sheryl) from Kelowna. She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Shelley, Darla (Andrew), Natasha (Blair), Shawn (Lotje), Caylee (Cam), Kirista, Chase, as well as her great grandchildren Lincoln, Jessica, Tatiana (Marko), Connor, Chlea’, Bryson, Zoey, Torrey and Raeya.
A time of Prayer will take place at 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta.
A Private Family Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 am at THE ASSUMPTION OF THE HOLY VIRGIN ORTHODOX CHURCH, 907 9 Avenue North, Lethbridge, Alberta with Father Antonie Ciobanu, celebrant.
Flowers are gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to a charity of your choice.