Passed on March 22, 2019
It is with sad and heavy hearts; our family announces the sudden and peaceful passing of Olga Blahey on Mar 22, 2019 at the age of 79 years. Olga will be lovingly remembered by her husband Bruce of 36 years, and her daughters Sharon (Terry), Alexis and Megan; Karen (Mike), Kailey (Bradley), Brett & Brooke; Kathy (Phil), Braeden and Brielle. Her brothers Michael (Anne), Bernie (Louise), and sister Clara. Sisters- in -law Anne & Inez, brothers & sisters- in- law and nieces & nephews. Mom was predeceased by our father Walter in 1978; her parents Joseph & Mary, brothers Paul, Walter & Lenard and sister-in-law Liz. Mom was born October 4, 1939 and she was the third eldest in a family of seven. She attended Rembrandt School and completed her education at Churchill High & Teachers College. Mom taught in one room school houses until the amalgamation in 1967. After this she joined the family business, Arborg Bakery where she carried on until 1983. Mom loved her home, garden, and best of all cooking for her family. Her grandchildren loved her perogies, borscht, and her special baking that she did for each one of them. During her life she was active in her community, mom was a lifelong member of the Legion Ladies Auxiliary branch, where she was awarded with a forty-year service award for being treasurer. Mom was also a very active member of St. Philips Roman Catholic Church in Arborg, and in the Chatfield Community Club as a treasurer & volunteer worker. Mom also enjoyed volunteering and spending time with the ladies from Meleb Park. Those who knew mom, knew she poured her heart into everything she was involved with. A prayer service will be held on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 7:30 pm at Fisher Branch Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church. Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 10:30 am at Fisher Branch Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church Fisher Branch, Manitoba. Pallbearers will be Terry Wolbaum, Mike Oxenforth, Phil VanderZalm, Wayne Blahey, Paul Humeny and Bradley Mutchmor. Interment to follow at Meleb Cemetery on Highway 7. Mom will be treasured forever in our hearts. Goodbye Olga, Mom we were blessed to have you in our lives. In lieu of flowers, you may donate to Heart & Stroke Foundation or OHEYS Autism Programs.
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