September 5, 1941 - June 23, 2020
It is will heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, Ita Jeanette Bulechowsky of Drumheller, Alberta. She passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 23, 2020.
Ita’s childhood was spent swimming and exploring the local hills. She attended the Drumheller Composite High
School. Ita raised four boys on her own and was a great provider, sometimes working three or four jobs, or hunting for food to make ends meet. She enjoyed a successful career for Corrections Canada and received awards for her dedication and 30 years of service. Ita was one of the first female living unit officers in Canada in an all-male institution. In her later years Ita enjoyed reading, travelling and spending time with family and friends. All of her grandchildren fondly remember summers with Grandma.
Ita will be lovingly remembered by family and friends. Her four sons; David, Rick, Corey and Heath. Grandchildren; Michael (Mary), Ryan, Nichole (Arkadiusz), Brandy (Tyson), Jordan, Christopher (Jessica), Melissa, Michelle, Matthew, Bryanna (Robert) and Brandon, great grandchildren; Peyton, Olivia, Elias, Kazius, and Julianna, sister May (Bill) Anderson as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family.
Ita was predeceased by her husband Billy Bulechowsky, parents Harry & Eva Coyle and sisters Ellen Hansen and Patricia Olsen.
There will not be any funeral services at this time, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alberta Children’s Hospital or the charity on ones’ choice.
Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements. 403-823-2666. www.cwfh.ca