Eva Tomiuk

March 29, 2017 22 Condolences Print Obituary

Eva passed away peacefully after a brief battle with pancreatic Cancer.

She is remembered by her children: Randy (Sue), Kathie (Bruce) and Michael; her grandchildren: Bruce (Maureen), Giles (Robin), Aiden, Brendon (Nicole) and Breanne (Jeff); her great-grandchildren: Coco, Hazel, Elias and Olive. She was predeceased by her son Richard (Lynn).

Eva was born in Serny, Ukraine and at the age of 11 she lost her mother. She was raised by her loving grandmother who began to teach the then unwilling student, the art of pysanky and embroidery. She was a self-taught artist who was passionate about preserving the Ukrainian culture and nothing gave her more pleasure than a full class of eager students. She taught her children the importance of family, friends and faith. She made a house, a home and she always gave unconditional love to all those dear to her heart.

Special thanks to the staff at the University Hospital unit 5D3 who lovingly provided care to mom during her illness.

Divine Liturgy
10:00AM Monday April 3, 2017
St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Parish
6307-95 Ave NW Edmonton, AB

Interment
St. Michael’s Cemetery
13819-82 Street Edmonton, AB

Memorial Donations
Alberta Cancer Foundation
710-10123 99 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 3H1

  1. Kathie and Bruce, we are so very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a very talented and gifted invididual. Hope the many wonderful memories get you through this difficult time.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you,

    Ray & Maria Schrijvers

    • Thank you for your kind support Maria and Ray. Your friendship means a lot to us and I appreciated your attending the funeral service.

  2. I did not have the pleasure of meeting Eva but worked with Kathie and you can tell her mother was a great influence on her life. Kathie has the utmost love and respect for her mom and I can honestly say it was as if Eva herself touched my life in a positive way.
    My condolences to the family and friends of Eva.

    • Steve, thank you for your very kind words. I am deeply touched and it was my pleasure to work with you!

  3. My prayers are with you Kathie and your family at this sad time. Memories will make you smile and God’s arms will help you with your sorrow.

    • God bless you Roxanne. Thank you.

  4. Dearest family: Words cannot say how we all will miss your mom, and our sincerest sympathy to all of you. We will always treasure the wonderful memories through the years, and of our trips to Turkey and Italy, but specially her warm welcoming and kindness. God has a wonderful person in his care.

    • Aunt Ruth and Uncle Ben, how lucky we are to have you both in our lives. Your kindness and love for mom gave her strength and comfort. Love you both very much.

  5. Your mom had a huge influence in my life.She taught me Ukrainian Language,Embrodiery and Pysanky which I now pass on to school students and my children. She gave me a love of our culture.I loved going to her house to talk about the art of pysanky.to learn more from her and to see her latest creations. Your mom had a huge influence in my life and I will deeply miss her.May our lord give you comfort and peace.

    • Shelley, mom spoke of the Kachman family often and all the wonderful things you made each year. I am so glad that she was able to leave you with wonderful memories and traditions.

  6. Eva has left a cherished legacy of love and faith not only for her family but to each of us who knew her.

  7. Dear Tomiuk family,
    Our sincere condolences.
    We cherish her love and kindness to our family.

    • Thank you for your very kind support Pete and Mary Ann. God bless you and your family.

  8. Randy, Mike and all the Tomiuk family. I am so sorry to hear this news. Please know the Montgomery family is thinking of you with love. Hugs to all.

    • Diane and Bill, thank you for always being there for the Tomiuk family. May God watch over both of you and your family.

  9. Виражаємо співчуття всій родині.
    Вона була чудовою людиною, життєрадісною та дуже родинною.
    Вона залишилася на завжди у нашому серці. Сумуємо.
    Вічна їй пам’ять.

  10. Dear family of the late Eva Tomiuk, accept our most sincerest condolences about great bereavement – it’s the death of your dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Family Ileyko. Krakovets. Ukraine.

    • Thank you for your support. Please email me at kkinisky@telus.net I’d like to know how we are related and connect on Facebook if possible. God bless you all.

  11. Dear Family Tomiuk!
    We, Family Yakimets ( Grychan), relatives of your mum from Serny, Ukraine. We are deeply saddened by the lost that you and your family have encountered. Our prayers are with you all at this sad time. We will never forget dear Eva. We will pray for her and we hope that our Lord brings you and your family the much-needed peace during this sad time. Our condolences to you and your family. We are trully sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.

    • God bless you all for your support.

  12. Dearest Family! Wricky, Linn, Sue, Kathie, Bruce and Micheal! We extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family. May the soul of your mother be at peace with our Heavenly Father. Our condoleces from Serny, Ukraine.

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