About Us
Funeral Homes
Order Laminates
Place Obituary
Send Guest Book Tribute
Share a Life Story
Photo Gallery
Printer Friendly Page

GEORGE JOSEPH GROINUS (published on January 22, 2009)

GEORGE JOSEPH GROINUS On Wednesday, January 14, 2009 passed away peacefully at Kin Place Personal Care Home in Oakbank, Manitoba. Left to cherish the memory of our loving Dad, Grandpa and Great-Grandfather are; children, Elizabeth (Lado) Chongva, Edward (Iris) Groinus, Clara (Frank) Chongva, Marieanne (Gene) Mudry, Edmonton, AB, Rosemary LaRue, London, ON and Grace Page (Henry Bon). 18 grandchildren, Leanne (Rob), Rodney (Jill), Samantha (Dave), Greg (Muoi), Sheryl, Todd (Chantal), Trevor, Jayme (Bonnie), Loralie (Neil), Matthew, Ryan, Jenessa, Nolan, Tracy (Corey), Janelle, Lisa, Beth (Rob), Jill (Duane); 18 great-grandchildren, Mitchell, Chelsea, Broderic, MacKenzie, Ty, Kaitlyn, Kristyn, Davis, Joshua, Jorgia, Jaiden, Jenna, Stephanie, Alyssa, Kirsten, Faith, Page, Jacob; sisters-in-law, Susan Wazney and Eva Groinus, numerous nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by his loving wife of 60 years, Genevieve (2001); son-in-law Gary LaRue (2008); his father Joseph Groinus; mother Elizabeth (Schreyer) Groinus Rattai; brothers, Anton, John, Arthur, Stanley; and sisters, Frances and Leona. George was born in Ladywood, MB on March 12, 1914. On June 8, 1941, he married Genevieve Picknicki in Brightstone, MB. They began their married life in Ladywood and moved to Prairie Grove in 1947, where together they operated a dairy farm and raised their family. After many years of hard work, they retired and found various activities to keep them busy. They enjoyed going to The Club (Prendergast Centre), playing cards, making perogies, dancing and travelling. The family wishes to sincerely thank all the staff at Kin Place who cared for him with love and compassion. Funeral mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, 710 Roanoke Street, Transcona, MB will be celebrated on Saturday, January 24 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Robb McDougall presiding. Viewing will be one half hour before service. Interment will follow in Green Acres Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 102-310 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0S6, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 301-352 Donald St., Winnipeg, MB R3B 2H8 or Kin Place Personal Care Home, Recreation Dept., 680 Pine Dr., Oakbank, MB ROE 1J0. Fly Like A Bird Dad, your journey on Earth is complete and God has called you home. Rest peacefully. GREEN ACRES Funeral Home and Cemetery # 1 Green Acres Lane, (204) 222-3241 Life stories may be shared with friends and family across the globe at

Share Life Story
Send Tribute
Photo Gallery
Send Flowers
Funeral Homes
Order Laminate
View Stories
View Tributes