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Born: Aug 17, 1930

Date of Passing: Mar 11, 2022

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On Thursday, March 11, 2022, Yvonne Telgarsky (nee Favreau) passed away at Riverview Health Centre in Winnipeg. She was 91 years of age. Yvonne was born on August 17, 1930, in Kenora, Ontario.
She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Antoinette Favreau, her husband, Joseph Telgarsky, and her sister, Lucille. She leaves to mourn and cherish fond memories, her daughters, Arlene (Jacques) and Linda (Michael), and son, Jeff (Ann); grandchildren, Nicole (Conrad), Vivian (Will), and Eric; sister, Lorraine; and nieces and nephews.
Yvonne was a ray of sunshine in the lives of everyone she met. Her graciousness, quick smile, and laughter were welcoming to all in every facet of her life. She taught us how to be grateful for the people around us and both the big and small things in life.
In her early life, Yvonne loved to travel, sailing to England with friends for a months-long trip to Britain and Europe and making other trips to New York, Los Angeles, and Bermuda. She met her husband Joe in Kenora and they settled in Transcona after their marriage in 1958.
Yvonne was a lifelong reader, taking her children to the Transcona Public Library every week in the 1960s and continuing to enjoy a wide range of books into her 80s. She was an active member of her community, volunteering with the Brownies, Meals on Wheels, and at her parish, Blessed Sacrament. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
The family would like to extend heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Devonshire House, Irene Baron Centre, and Riverview Health Centre for all of the excellent care and support that they provided. We are grateful to Lorelei Hiebert, who cared for Yvonne as if she were family.
Yvonne will be honoured in a Celebration of Life at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg, at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17. The family asks that those attending please wear masks.
In remembrance of Yvonne's life, the family asks that those who wish to express sympathy please consider donating to charities of their choice or ones that were important to her: Rossbrook House, Agape Table, or the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.

"Love you, Mum."

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Mar 15, 2022

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Condolences to the family, My mom Lucille spoke of Yvonne many times in the past. My gramma, Lauda, was Toni's sister. Very nice obituary. Took me back to when I still had mom around and my childhood years with the family. - Posted by: Gay Caithness (cousin) on: Mar 18, 2022

  • My deepest sympathy to all the family Yvonne was a wonderful neighbour & always smiling and interested in what your family was up to.Our kids went to school together in Transcona . May you all find comfort in all the wonderful memories you shared that they somehow ease your sorrow. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal but Love leaves memories no one can steal. Love & hugs To you all. - Posted by: Marlyn Harding (Old neibour) on: Mar 15, 2022

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