May 22,1930 – August 6, 2014 


On August 6th, 2014, at the

age of 84 years, Russell’s

heart stopped beating, leaving

to mourn his loss his loving

wife Anne, sister Virginia

 (Michael) Ursulak and brother

Peter (Emmeline) Hlushak.

As well, he leaves many

nephews and nieces, great

nephews, a great niece and a 

great great niece. He was

predeceased by his parents

Peter and Eva Hlushak, brothers Arthur (Gladys) Hlushak, Amil(Betty Anne) Hlushak and Clarence Hlushak, and

half-sister Olga (Michael) Ferens.  Russell was a certified pipefitter, welder and plumber, working in Port Radium, NWT, Eastern and Western U.S. and finally at the Fort McMurray Oil Sands. He will be remembered for the quality of his work, his motto being that there was only one way to do any job – The Right Way. He will also be

remembered for his willingness to offer assistance

whenever required, even without being asked. Special thanks to the KGH 5th Floor Unit D doctors, nurses

and aides for the wonderful care provided.  At Russell’s

request, no formal services will be held.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice.  Cremation with Private interment taking place at a later date.  Arrangements in care of Everden Rust Funeral Services, (250) 860-6440.  Condolences may be sent to the

family by visiting

Death is nothing at all

I have only slipped away into the next room

I am I and you are you

Whatever we were to each other

That we still are   

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