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WAYNE CORNEY (published on July 14, 2008)

WAYNE CORNEY Wayne Dennis Corney of Winnipeg Manitoba passed away at St. Boniface Hospital on Friday, July 11, 2008 at the age of 59 due to complications from cancer. He was surrounded by his daughter Catherine, son Christopher, and nieces Christine Rasmussen and Faith Litowsky. Wayne was born in Flin Flon, Manitoba on December 13, 1948 to his father Dennis Orville Corney and mother Alfreda Faye Corney (nee Brough). Wayne was predeceased by his wife Alice Beverley Corney (previously Zdrill, nee Kulman), who also recently passed away due to complications from cancer. He is survived by his daughter Catherine Victoria Grubber of Toronto, Ontario; son Christopher Dennis Wayne Corney of Seattle, Washington; his step-daughters, Malinda Ann Zdrill and Tracy Lee Clara Zdrill of Winnipeg, Manitoba and his grandchildren, A.J. Grubber of London, Ontario, and Patrick and Cassandra Grubber of Thorold, Ontario He proudly served the government of Canada for more than 35 years. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1966. During his 22 years of service as a Military Policeman he was posted to Calgary, Alberta; Lahr, Germany; Ottawa, Ontario; North Bay, Ontario; and Winnipeg, Manitoba. He also had two tours with United Nations peacekeeping forces in Cypress. After his military service, he worked at the Royal Canadian Mint in Winnipeg, and finally, Transport Canada, also in Winnipeg, before his cancer prevented him from working. A service will be held at the Cropo Funeral Home located at 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2008. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or the St. Boniface Hospital Palliative Care Unit. The family would like to especially thank the nurses at the St. Boniface Hospital Palliative Care Unit. They were a tremendous help to us during a very difficult time.


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