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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