On October 31st, 2022, Wendy Margaret Greth-Sapieha passed away peacefully at Killam Auxiliary Hospital. She is remembered and survived by her husband, Mel Sapieha; daughter, Christine Sapieha; mother and brother; Patricia and TeeAy Osborn of Edmonton; brother-in-law, Darrell Sapieha (Charlene) of Arizona; sister-in-law, Vivian Dersch of Edmonton; niece Nicole, and nephews Sean (Georgia, great niece Charlie) and Ryan (great nephew Lucas); and sister-in-law, Sharon (Tim) Latimer of Edmonton; nieces, Jillienne and Jolene; nephews, Jordan and Jesse (Megan); as well as many other loving family members and friends.
She was predeceased by her father Henry Greth,
Wendy was born in Edmonton, on June 21st, 1959. She grew up in Edmonton and graduated high school there, after which she pursued and achieved multiple degrees in Zoology, Psychology, and Teaching, the last of which she pursued as a career in both Edmonton and Sedgewick. In 2009 Wendy returned to school and pursued another degree of Animal Health Technology. Education was a lifelong passion of Wendy’s, and she wanted to be remembered for her thirst for knowledge.
In 1981 she married the love of her life, Mel Sapieha, whom she had known since high school. Wendy and Mel moved to Killam in 1989 to pursue their teaching careers and to enjoy the rural lifestyle Wendy had always desired. Wendy and Mel welcomed their daughter Christine into the world in 1999. Wendy will be known for her bubbly sense of humor, and her love of family, teaching and animals.
A Celebration of Life will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at the Killam Knox United Church. The family invites the public to attend, and asks everyone to bring lightheartedness, humor, and stories of Wendy to share.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Cross Cancer Institute or an Animal Rescue organization of your choice.
The family would like to thank everyone for all their caring messages, cards, flowers, food, and visits.