Olga Boyko

September 5, 1934 - May 19, 2022
May 26, 2022 3 Condolences Print Obituary

On Thursday, May 19, 2022, Olga Boyko passed away peacefully at the age of 87. She is survived by her 5 children; Debbie (Pat Lang) her 2 children Josh Denman and Vanessa Denman; Joan (Brian Groff); Robert (Bob) his 2 children Kane and Travis; Cindy (Dan Shaw); and Brad (Linda Flury). Olga is also survived by her sisters Elizabeth Yaceyko and Susie Smithson, her brother Dan (Vicki) Onysyk, sisters-in-law Patti Onysyk and Elizabeth Boyko along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Olga was predeceased by her husband William, her Parents Mike and Anna Onysyk, sisters Mary Honkonen, Kay Tanasiuk, Stephie Coggins, Ann Ozimok, and her brothers John, Peter and Andrew Onysyk.

Olga was an avid gardener and a wonderful cook. One of her favorite pastimes was mushroom picking with the family. Mom had a huge heart when it came to her animals whom she loved dearly. She had a lifelong love for curling and golf, playing well into her early eighties. In her younger years Mom played softball with Dad coaching and young children at her feet. Her passion for these sports impacted numerous friends and family and were always a source of joy in her life. 

A celebration of Life will be held Friday, June 3rd, 2022, at 1100am at St. Michael Resurrection Parish, 10555 50A Street, Edmonton. She will be laid to rest next to her husband Bill at a private Family Interment.


In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations can be made to:

Grey Nuns Palliative Care : The Legacy Work Program 

Tertiary Palliative Care Unit, Station 43

Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta

1100 Youville Drive West

Edmonton, AB T6L 5X8


  1. My sincerest condolences to you Cindy, Dan and family on the loss of your beautiful Mom. She was a special lady and she will be surely missed. Thinking of you all during this very sad time.

  2. My condolences Debbie, and siblings. I’ve often thought of your mom since your dad’s passing. I lost touch since then. Olga was such a friendly and nice person.

  3. Cindy, Dan and family, my sincere condolences. I have many fond memories of your Mom, especially her wit. She will be missed.

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