Merlyn Vinoya SUMBANG

Merlyn Vinoya SUMBANG

SUMBANG, Merlyn Vinoya

In Loving Memory

Merlyn Vinoya Sumbang, 60 years of age passed away peacefully surrounded by family and loved ones on Friday October 14, 2016 at the Red Deer Regional Hospital. Merlyn was born February 10, 1956 in Mapolopolo, Basista, Philippines to the late Duarte and Paula Vinoya. She was the oldest of three children. Merlyn graduated in 1978 to become a midwife before moving abroad to Spain in 1979 and then later immigrating to Canada in 1981 where she established it as her home. She worked as a healthcare aid for over 25 years at Michener center and as a group home supervisor at Living Independently for Equality, always having a knack for wanting to help and support people and always putting others needs before herself. Merlyn lived a great life. She was always there to help others in need. She enjoyed chatting with others, reading, going to church and spending time with her family. She was a proclaimer at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband Mario, son Christian, daughter Chelsey, her brother Wilson and her extended family. Viewing will be held on Thursday October 27, 2016 at Red Deer Funeral Home on 6150 67 St at 6:30 pm followed by Prayers at 7:00 pm with Deacon Roger Reilander to officiate. A funeral mass will be held on Friday October 28, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on 6 McMillan Ave with Fr. Len Cadieux at 1:30 pm to celebrate Merlyn’s life. Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting

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