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Emma Burachenski

Emma Burachenski

Born In: Runnymede, Saskatchewan, Canada
Born: March 23rd, 1925

Passed on: March 2nd, 2013

(nee Riffel)
Mrs. Emma Annie Burachenski, age 87, beloved wife of Mr. Arthur Burachenski of Prince Albert, SK passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013 after suffering a severe stroke. She was born on March 23, 1925 in Runnymede, SK, the second eldest in a family of ten. Emma is survived by her loving family: her husband Art; her two daughters Bev (Don) McCormick and Dianne (Mark) Pullin ; her one son Dwayne (Wendy); her six grandchildren Sean McCormick, Jason Kindrachuk, Mark McCormick, Ashley Burachenski, Cody Burachenski and Corie Burachenski; her two great-grandchildren Jaeger McCormick and Bentley Burachenski-Hyslop; her two sisters Bernice (Vic) Maruschuk and Marlene Boechler; her one brother Raymond (Jean) Riffel as well as nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by: her parents Henry and Annie (nee Haberman) Riffel; four brothers and two sisters. Emma was employed at various businesses in Prince Albert which included Central Café, P.O. Café, Burns Foods, Penguin Dry Cleaners, Woolco, Bob’s Bakery and Eaton’s cafeteria. She was a gifted cook, seamstress and cake decorator. Through all these years she managed to also be a loving stay at home mom. Emma loved a house full of people and a table full of her homemade cooking plus spending time gardening and camping with her family at lakes north of Prince Albert. Her extended family was important; she opened her home and heart to several family members when needed. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 7 from River Park Memorial Chapel. Pastor Dennis Serfas will officiate. A private family interment will take place immediately following the funeral service. In showing gratitude for the compassionate care given by the 6th floor staff at Victoria Hospital and doctors at Prince Albert Medical Clinic, the family requests that donations may be made to the Victoria Hospital, 6th floor Medical unit, 1200 – 24 Street West, Prince Albert, SK S6V 5T4 in Emma’s memory. Family and friends may view the obituary and sign the guest book at www.riverparkfuneral.ca. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Colette Kadziolka, Funeral Director




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