Hugh Philias Witney

September 9, 1934 ~ October 9, 2021 (age 87)


The family of Hugh Witney are deeply saddened to announce his passing at the Athabasca Healthcare Centre on October 9th, 2021 at the age of 87.  Hugh was born and raised and remained on his family’s homestead in Donatville.

Hugh is survived by his beloved partner: Sharon Grimard; his sons: Marty (Carmen) Witney, Larry (Leanne) Nadeau, Wayne Nadeau (Lori Zallas); extended family: Maurice (Lana) Grimard and Nicole (Peter) Gilbertson; grandchildren: Martine (Derek) Botten, Schuyler Witney, Kimberly (Donny) Romanyshyn, Kevin Witney, Andrea Hunter; step- grandchildren: Dan and Jared Pawlowski; extended family: Austin, Marshall and Wiley; great-grandchildren: Carter Romanyshyn, Luke Romanyshyn, Kendall Romanyshyn, Ava Johnson, and Milo Matice.

Hugh was predeceased by his beloved wife: Olive; his mother: Anna; his father: Harry, his brother Jack; his sister Nora; son: Randy; and grandson: Aaron.

A Celebration of Life for Hugh will be held next summer, as per his wishes. 

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to STARS.

Hugh will always be remembered for his kindness, thoughtfulness, and his love towards others. We will miss him deeply, as well as his beautiful Christmas light display along Highway 63.


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