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Gisele Madeleine Lewchuk

October 25, 1939 - October 26, 2021

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Obituary For Gisele Madeleine Lewchuk

Gisele Lewchuk, resident of Spirit River, AB, formerly of Montreal, QC, passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at the QEII Hospital, at the age of 82 years.

Gisele Dubuc was born October 25, 1939, in Plessisville, QC. She was raised in Montreal, where she attended Ecole Ste Rose. She worked for Bell Telephone and was trained as a nurse’s assistant. She travelled to Alberta in 1961 where she was employed at the Spirit River Holy Cross Hospital until 1965. She married Alex Lewchuk in 1966, in Montreal and they raised their three sons on the Lewchuk farm. She was extremely active in the Spirit River community throughout her life, volunteering for the Hospital Auxiliary, MD Library, Happy Hour Club, TOPS, and many more. She loved travelling with friends and went to Cuba, the UK, Alaska, New York, and across Canada.

Gisele was known for her French accent and her dedication to volunteer work in the Spirit River Community. She was a kind, giving spirit. She enjoyed square dancing, church choir, collecting spoons and stamps, and her pen pals across the globe. She loved cats, Sunday drives, and knitting.

She will be sadly missed by her children: Kevin Lewchuk, and Brian Lewchuk; grandchildren: Megan Lewchuk and Heather Lewchuk; sister in-law Mary Lewchuk, daughter in-law Leyan Lewchuk, as well as all of her brothers, sisters, and extended family in Quebec, Alberta, and British Columbia.

Gisele was predeceased by her husband Alex Lewchuk, son Richard Lewchuk, and daughter Suzanne Lewchuk.

A Funeral Liturgy will be held on Monday, November 8, 2021, at 10:00am, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.)

Interment will follow at 2:00pm, at Spirit River Cemetery.

A Livestream of the service will be accessible on Gisele’s obituary on Oliver’s Funeral Home website.

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10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

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Grande Prairie, AB T8V1L8

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02:00 PM

Spirit River Town Cemetery

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  • Deepest condolences to Kevin, Brain & families. My late husband, Doug and I farmed your Dad's land for about 5 years in 2002. I'll never forget that when we went to visit, you'd have to call first so Gisele could keep the dogs contained, we told her they were just burly teddy bears, but she didn't want anyone getting bite!! She was a hell of a cook, loved her flowers, garden and of course, her BOYS and GRANDCHILDREN!! She was a very special Lady. May all your cherished memories keep her close to your hearts as you carry on with life, she will always be with you in spirit and she will be missed by many!!! Chris Potrebenko

  • Our sincere condolences to Kevin and Brian and extended family. I first met your Mom when she worked at the hospital in the early 1960's. Although we lost contact when I moved to Australia we reconnected again about 15 years ago. She has been a wonderful friend. So sorry for your loss. I have been phoning her and was wondering what was happening when there wasn't an answer. Rhueban and Gwen Fletcher gfl35000@bigpond.net.au

  • In loving memory of my wonderful sister Gisèle The passage of life marks times when you have to know how to say goodbye, to those you love. The caress of the wind carries their voice and the sweet note leaves in our hearts the sound of their love. Thérèse Paré

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