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Born: Apr 27, 1939

Date of Passing: Aug 13, 2017

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LENA (LEE) MARY BANISTER-WRAY (née MELNYK) 1939 - 2017 Peacefully, on August 13, 2017, Lee passed away at Riverview Health Centre. Lee will be lovingly remembered by her husband Cecil, his son and daughter Cecil and Kendra, sister Pat Clark, brother Nick (Chris), Louis (Carol), Michael (Cheryl) and John, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Lee was predeceased by her parents Peter and Helen Melnyk, sisters Ann Boryskiewich, Nellie Boryskiewich and Phyllis Edwards, and her brother Joseph. Lee was born April 27, 1939 in the RM of Silver Creek. She was the second daughter of 10 children who grew up on the family farm near Silverton. Her adult life was spent living and working in Winnipeg. She had an active social life, enjoyed going to dances, playing cards, cooking and being with her family. Lee loved life and embraced it fully. The family would like to thank the staff at Riverview Health Centre for their care and support towards the end of her journey. A memorial service will be held on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Church of the Rock, 1397 Buffalo Place (off McGillivray). Interment to follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. Chapel Lawn,, 204-885-9715

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 19, 2017

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  • Our deepest sympathy to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of need. - Posted by: Albert & Katt Fone (Friends of family) on: Aug 19, 2017

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