It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother Mary Tkachuk. She passed away peacefully with her loving children at her side. Survived by her children, Diane (Bill) Braaten, Jeanette (Gerry) Connelly, Don (Jo) and David; four grandchildren, Ronda, Vincent, Christopher and Cameron ; two great grandsons, Ledger and Ridge. Mary also leaves two sisters Lillian Taschuk and Rose Stasiuk. She was predeceased by her husband Nick on July 13, 2000, as well as five brothers and four sisters. Friends may pay their respects at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 24, from 1 to 5 pm. Prayers will be held Thursday, August 25, 7:00 pm at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Smoky Lake, AB, where Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, August 26, with Fr. Gerasim Power, officiating. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Vichnaya Pamyiat.