Anna Balaski

Obituary of Anna Balaski

In Loving Memory of Anne Balaski (nee Shymko)

January 16, 1927 to October 4, 2022 

Left to cherish Anne’s memory are her children, Larry Balaski (Sonia Polichuk), Jeannette Pulles (Hank), Bernie Balaski (Michelle); grandchildren, Shelley Currie, Richard Pulles (Tamara), Sherry Pulles (Jamie Olson), Kourtney Balaski (Justin Harris), and Kyle Balaski; great-grandchildren, Bodhi and Maya Pulles; sister, Sister Jacinta; sister-in-law, Laverne Shymko; and several nieces and nephews. 

Anne was welcomed home into the heavenly kingdom by her parents, husband John, brothers and sisters, and brothers-in-law.

Anne was born to Sophie and Andrew Shymko in Fosston, Saskatchewan on January 16, 1927. 

Anne and John were married in May 1948 and moved their young family to Saskatoon in December 1959. Anne began a long career as a continuing care aide at St. Anne’s Nursing Home. After she retired in 1992, she enjoyed gardening and sharing the fruitful harvests with her friends and family, knitting and crocheting, spending time with the neighborhood ladies, making memories with her family, and making thousands of perogies.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice at Glengarda c/o St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, 1702 20th St W, Saskatoon, SK S7M 0Z9. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary's Parish on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.


Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Friday, October 14, 2022
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
211 Ave. O South
Saskatoon , Saskatchewan, Canada
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