Willie Tomnuk

28/01/1949 - 27/04/2023


Obituary For Willie Tomnuk

January 28, 1949 – April 27, 2023

Willie Tomnuk formerly of Spirit River Alberta and resident of Surrey, British Columbia, passed away on Thursday April 27, 2023, at the age of 74 years old.

Willie was born in Spirit River, Alberta. He married Joanne Pierog, the love of his life, on August 8, 1971. They farmed together in Wonderland until 2010 when they moved to Surrey to be close to their family. They were blessed with two children and three grandchildren. Willie spent his retirement socializing, travelling often to Yuma and Spirit River to connect with friends and family.

Willie will be dearly missed by Christine and husband Jason; Myron and wife Darcie and grandchildren Noah, Taya and Gioia; brothers-in-law Al (Donna) and Casey and sister-in-law Julie.

Willie was predeceased by his wife Joanne, mother Lucy, father Bill, father-in-law Walter, mother-in-law Anne, brother Roger and brother-in-law Stanley.

Donations can be made in memory to BC Cancer Agency.

A funeral service will be held in Rycroft Community Hall on Monday May 29 at 1pm with interment to follow at Devale Cemetery. Link to streaming below.

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Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780 830 7742

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29 May

Celebration of Life

01:00 PM

Rycroft Community Memorial Hall 5208 47 Ave Rycroft, Alberta T0H 3A0 Get Directions »
by Obituary Assistant

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  • 26/05/2023

    A super buddy.miss you lots 0

  • 08/05/2023

    sorry for your loss

  • 08/05/2023

    To the Tomnuk family Our deepest sympathies on the passing of Willie. Joanne and Willie were valued friends and neighbours in Yuma. They made friends easily and generously hosted many happy hours. Willie loved Yuma and will be missed by all but none more than his family whom he loved so much.

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