MONITA, MICHAEL ZENON It is with deep sadness, we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Michael Zenon Monita on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 75 years of age. He leaves to mourn, his wife Rosalyne (nee Koshowski) of 52 years; children: Daralynn Monita Wei (Mike Wei) and their children, Alexandra and Olivia; Darwin Monita (Rochelle Van de Velde) and their children, Jenna, Noah and Sarah; Michael Monita (Paulette Todosichuk) and their children, Isaac, Daniel and Rebecca; his sister Vicki (Monita) Middlemiss; brothers-in-law Emil Dudar, Ron Koshowski (Myrna) and Ed Koshowski (Judy) as well as many nieces and nephews. Michael is predeceased by his parents Harry (1954), Anna Kereluk (1967) (Monita) (nee Dolinski), father-in-law Anton Koshowski (1988), mother-in-law Mary (nee Twerdun) Koshowski (1994); sisters Jean Olsen (2003) and Stella (Monita) Dudar (2014); brothers-in-law Leonard Olsen (2010) and Barry Middlemiss (2011). Father Roman Trynoha will conduct a Prayer Service on Thursday, July 30th at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. A Funeral Rite Service will take place at St. George’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Main Street, Dauphin Manitoba on Tuesday, August 4th at 10:00 am, followed by burial in the Riverside Cemetery, Dauphin, Manitoba. Those wishing to honour Michael, may make their contribution to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC, 1664 Richter Street, Suite 307, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 8N3; or a charity of their choice. For more information or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.

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