Mary Boyko

December 12, 2018


February 21, 1928 – December 12, 2018

With great sadness, the family announces the death of Mary Boyko due to a massive stroke on December 12, 2018.  Surrounded by her loving family, Mary passed away, at the age of 90.  Mary was born on the family farm in Rosthern, Saskatchewan.  Beloved Mom, Grandma and Great-Grandma, Mary will be missed by her family:  Sonja (Willie) Wood, children:  Walter (Tammie) and Warren (Nina); Alexander (Vivian) Boyko, children:  Aaron (Kari), Jason and Jared (Mila); Brenda (Murray) Wright and daughter, Jennifer Wright (Chris Laneulie); Dianna (Richard) Moroz, children:  Korrina (Wayne) Stadnyk, and Ryan Moroz (Shannon Budgell); Linda Jones and daughter, Laila Jones; Sandra (Murray) Waters, children:  Trevor, Hailey (Jordan Bausmer) and Christian; Elizabeth (Lyle) Ecker, children:  Brandon (Kara) Wilke, Elisa (Michael) Tylor, Morgan Wilke, Chenaniah Ecker; Thomas Ecker; and, Len Boyko (Carolyn Laurin).  In addition to the 17 Grandchildren listed above, Mary leaves to mourn her 12 Great-Grandchildren.  Mary was predeceased by the father of her children, John Boyko (2010), by her Mother, Minnie Einhorn (1941), by her Dad, Mike Einhorn (1978), brothers, Joe (1979), Stan (2009), Bill (1986); sisters Elsie (1955) and Sylvia (1941).  Mary is survived by her siblings:  Bernie Einhorn, Rose Wasylenka, Anna Bida, John (Sylvia) Einhorn, Walter (Katherine) Einhorn, and Sister-In-Law, Sophie Einhorn.  Left to mourn Mary also is a special son-like family friend, Merv Easton and his family.

Mary was born and raised on a farm in the Rosthern area; she married young and loved raising her children.  After moving to Saskatoon, she worked at many places, her favorite being the Army & Navy Department Store.  She loved volunteering at Windmill Flowers.  She loved visiting with friends she made at the St. George’s Senior Citizens’ Residence, where she had resided for 22 years.

The family wishes to thank the staff of the Royal University Hospital Intensive Care Unit for their excellent, compassionate care of our Mother.

A memorial service will be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 436 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3G6 on January 14, 2019 at 1:00 p.m., followed by a luncheon and social program in the church basement.  After the luncheon, all family will proceed to the Columbarium at St. John’s Cathedral, where Mary will rest.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Unit 26, 1738 Quebec Avenue, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 1V9 or to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 436 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G6.

Arrangements in care of John Schachtel, Mourning Glory Funeral Services (306)-978-5200. 

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