Donna Marie BYRN
September 22, 1955 – July 3, 2018
It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beautiful sister Donna Marie Byrn (Michaud). Donna passed away July 3rd as a result of a car accident. Pre-deceased by her parents Clement and Evelyn (Dunn) Michaud; husband John Bukowski; brother Dennis and brother-in-law Ed Zeiler. Donna is survived by her brothers: Don (Valdene), Dale (Lindsay), David (Lorelie), Darryl (Pat); sisters: Doreen Zeiler and Denise Dominich (Paul),and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Donna bravely faced breast cancer for two years. Her courage dignity and strength of spirit never wavered and she was an inspiration to us all. Donna was a long time employee of SCI Corporation and we wish to thank them for their support at this difficult time. Also, a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Asif Shaikh and all the wonderful nurses at the Abbotsford Cancer Centre. We are very grateful for your kind and caring treatment of our Donna. We were all so very blessed to have Donna in our lives. The memory of her light and laughter will live on in our hearts forever.
Please join us in Celebrating the Life of this extraordinary woman on Sunday, July 29th at 2:00pm at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28 Avenue Surrey B.C.
For those who may be unable to attend, please feel free to join via Live Stream at:
Donations may be made in her name to B.C. Cancer Society.
- BC Cancer Foundation
- Memorial Service Sunday, July 29, 2018
Donna Marie BYRN
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Margaret (Maggie) Tullan
July 29, 2018
Donna was a beautiful person inside and out and I know that firsthand as she would listen to me and give me advice.
One of my other memories is her laugh as it was unmistakable and the few get togethers we had with Team AWGI at Betty and Ken's place across the line. Trying to turn the water on at the trailer and of course not many of us had experience with that, needless to say we laughed at our feeble attempts but we did it.
The karaoke night at the bar in Birch Bay or the casino run in Washington State great memories, great fun and we all came back in one piece.
Rest In Peace Donna.
Maggie and Nick Tullan
July 28, 2018
Donna was my very first friend in life, we met when she was 5 and I was 6 when my family moved to Church Street. My parents and family loved her just as she was one of the family. You always felt uplifted being around Donna, so accepting, so caring and so giving. It is with gratitude that I have been blessed with the most wonderful life-long friend and with deep sorrow that she has left us far too soon.
Love you dear friend, rest in peace.
July 17, 2018
Donna was a Mentor and great influence on me, and many others. Even though we met through work, I grew to love her like family. I know I wouldn't be who I am today without her. She was always available for comfort, advice, guidance and, of course, good times. I will always remember her strength, how she fought for the Underdog. She was fierce and unstoppable - such a Life Force! I am so thankful that she was in my Life and will cherish my memories of her for the rest of my days. Sincere condolences to the Family, she will be missed.
July 16, 2018
So sorry to hear about Donna's passing. I've had the privilege of knowing Donna in a professional capacity for many years. She was always kind, pleasant and willing to help, no matter what the issue. She will be greatly missed by many.
July 14, 2018
So happy and grateful for the memories from our trip to Vegas, can't remember laughing so hard in a long time or staying up so late. Whenever I hear the word "marbles" I will think of you (private joke). I missed you yesterday, I miss you today and I will miss you for all of the tomorrows, my best friend, "My Aunty Donna".
Love you forever.......