April 7, 1939 - March 25, 2023
It is with heavy hearts the family of Darlene Sinclair announce her peaceful passing on March 25, 2023, with family by her side.
Darlene was the second child to Willie and Frances Avramenko, born on April 7, 1939 (Good Friday) at the family farm and raised in the hills east of Rowley, AB. She married Robert Sinclair on March 14, 1959, and resided in or around Rumsey for 63 ½ years, until they moved to Sunshine Lodge in September 2022.
Darlene is survived by her husband Robert of 64 years, her 3 children Rob (Clare) Sinclair, Gordie (Katie) Sinclair, Lori (Craig) Cawiezel, her 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by 3 brothers LeRoy Avramenko, Allen (Fe-Fe) Avramenko, Norley Avramenko, and sister Carol (Nelson) Houghton, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Darlene was predeceased by a daughter Anita, grandson Robert, parents Willie and Frances, sister Marie Jensen, in laws Robert and Margaret Sinclair, brother and sister in laws Warren and Donna Sinclair, Hazel and Richard Olmstead.
The Family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at the Drumheller Hospital for their kindness and compassionate care given to Mom.
In lieu of flowers the family askes that any charitable donations be made to the Rumsey Agricultural Society P.O. Box 60, Rumsey, Alberta T0J 2Y0.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at 1:00 pm, at the Rumsey Community Hall.