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Viola "Vi" Arvena Marchuk, 84

Sadly the family announces the passing of Vi Marchuk, 84 of Rainy River, ON at the Rainy River Hospital on May 7, 2015.
Vi was born on August 14, 1930 in Rainy River, ON to Lois and Roy Waldenberger. She grew up in Harris Hill and in her earlier years worked for Bell Telephone and Lowes Lumber.
She was united in marriage to Gerald Marchuk and they resided in Sleeman where they raised their two boys Mark and Derek. She loved her property in Sleeman and enjoyed gardening and feeding the birds and animals. After declining health, Vi moved to the Rainy River Hospital Extended Care where she remained till her passing.
She will be lovingly remembered by her sons Mark (Lissa) of Rainy River, ON, Derek (Beth) of Saskatoon, SK, her grandchildren Colton, Jeff, Reece, Pam, Stacey, Shayna, and great grandchildren Kelsey, Kovy, Kadean, Hayden and Chloe. She is also survived by nieces and nephews Arlene (Plum) Byrnes, Shawne (Dan) Crowe and Ron Byrnes.
Vi was predeceased by her parents Lois and Roy Waldenberger, her sister Marie Byrnes and brother Elgin Waldenberger.
A celebration and remembrance of Vi’s life will be held on Thursday May 14, 2015 at 11 a.m. from the Rainy River Knox United Church, with Rev. Frances Flook officiating. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Rainy River.
Memorial donations may be made in Vi’s memory to the Humane Society, c/o Northridge Funeral Home, Box 89, Emo, Ontario, P0W 1E0. Online condolences may be offered at