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HAWIRKO, Dianna Averil (Nee Kleacha)


Hawirko, Dianna Main

March 16, 1948 - September 13, 2020

It is with heavy and broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our dear beloved Dianna Averil Hawirko on Sept 13, 2020.

Dianna was a cherished wife, mom, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, cousin, aunty, god-mother and a dear friend. She has touched the hearts of all who knew her. She will be forever missed.

Dianna was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Pauline Kleacha; parents-in-law; John and Phyllis Hawirko; precious son, Wade James Hawirko (2003); dear sister, Sally Kleacha (2004) and her loving sister-in-law, Virginia Stelzer (2019).

Dianna’s memory will be cherished by her loving husband and best friend, Dave, her adorable son, Jason; special daughter-in-law, Melissa, and their son, Sawyer Wade (Dianna’s only precious grandson). She is in-part survived by her siblings; sister, Irene (Olie) Klut; their daughter, Karyn (Dianna’s goddaughter), and her brother, Dennis (Lesley) Kleacha. Dianna will also be remembered by her in-laws, Elsie (Ernie) Klut and their family; Dianna (Paul) Shepel and their family; Fred Stelzer and his family, as well as numerous relatives and many friends, including the Gouthro family, who are like family.

At Dianna’s request, cremation has taken place.

Due to COVID - 19 restrictions, a Private Celebration of Dianna’s life will be held on Friday, September 25, 2020. The Celebration will be streamed live, please visit to view, a recorded version will also be available at this link.


In lieu of flowers, donations in Dianna’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.


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Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home

St. Albert Chapel

(780) 458-2222