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Merle Kelynack

August 31, 1937 - August 8, 2014


Merle Kelynack (Witala)

It is with sad hearts we say goodbye to our beloved mother who fought a hard battle.  Merle was born in Vancouver B.C. on August 31st, 1937 and passed away peacefully on August 8th, 2014.

Merle is survived by her devoted husband of 17 years Richard Kelynack, brother James Boyes (Alice), sister Donna Paynton (predeceased Larry); Sons Ken Witala (Cathy), Doug Witala (Lorelee), Tom Witala (Sandi), daughter Linda Siemens (Gerry), 12 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Merle is predeceased by her first husband Roy Witala and her parents James and Gladys Boyes.

Memorial for Merle will be held at the Salvation Army Cascade Church, 35190 Delair Road Abbotsford on Friday September 5th at 1:00 pm.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at St. Paul’s Hospital and the Abbotsford Regional Hospital, for their excellent care of our mother.

Her infectious smile will live in our hearts forever.  Always loved, never forgotten.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in Merle’s name.



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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 5, 2014
Beginning at 1:00pm

Cascade Community Church
35190 Delair Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

35190 Delair Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

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