Stephen Kolisnyk

Stephen Kolisnyk


It is with great sadness

that the family announces the passing of Stephen

Kolisnyk on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 95.


Steve was born on

January 9, 1917 in Sclater, Manitoba to Jacob and Mary

(nee Hlady) Kolisnyk.


Steve is survived by his wife of 72 years, Victoria,

daughter Stella (Rowbotham), sons Victor (Lauretta)

and Edward (Roseanne), 8 grandchildren and

12 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews

and extended family. He was predeceased by his parents Jacob and Mary; sisters Annie (Pacholuk), Jessie

(Harasymow), Nancy and Nellie; brothers Michael and

John; and son-in-law Allan Rowbotham.


Prayers will be offered on Friday, July 6, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road,

Kelowna, B.C.  Funeral of Divine Liturgy will be held on

Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ukrainian

Catholic Church at 1091 Coronation Ave., Kelowna, B.C. with Father Andriy Werbowy officiating. Interment following at the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers – James Kolisnyk, David Rowbotham,  

Jeffrey Kolisnyk, Christopher Kolisnyk, Bradley

Rowbotham and Alexander Horner.


In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember Steve may honour his memory by making donations to the B.C.

Heart and Stroke Foundation, #4-1551 Sutherland Avenue ,

Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 9M9 or online at

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