With deep sadness and heavy hearts, the family announces the passing of Wendy Melnyk, loving daughter, mother, and sister at the Thompson General Hospital on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, surrounded by her children, mother and brother.
Wendy was predeceased by her father Taras Patrick in 2006.
She is survived by her son; Gareth (Aubrey), daughter; Shaylyn, mother; Joan Patrick and brother; Derrick Patrick (Cathy) as well as extended family and close friends; Kim, Miriam, and Glenda.
Wendy was born in Thompson, MB on November 21, 1970, at the Thompson General Hospital and baptized at the St. Joseph Ukrainian Catholic Church and graduated from R.D. Parker Collegiate in 1989.
Wendy had various jobs including manager at Warehouse One, and also worked at Popeyes, Thompson General Hospital and Meridian Hotel. Growing up she loved to play ringette and other sports like volleyball, basketball, and had a deep love for cats.
She was diagnosed with cancer in May and fought bravely through a lot of pain and succumbed to the disease.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, healthcare aids at Thompson General Hospital, for the exceptional care given to Wendy during her stay.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at Crossings Funeral Care, Steinbach, MB. She will be laid to rest in the St Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery in Sarto, MB.