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SASKATCHEWAN - Yorkton - Bailey's Funeral Home Obituaries - C - 1

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Date: Tuesday, 24 March 2009, at 11:13 p.m.

Isabel Cannon
Mrs. Isabel Cannon (nee Patterson) beloved wife of William J. Cannon of Yorkton passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 10, 2002 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. She was 84 years of age. Isabel was born on July 19, 1917 and raised in the Reaman district, just north of Yorkton. She attended school at the Reaman School. As a young woman, Isabel helped on several farms in the district whether it was helping to look after children, house keeping, cooking meals and running food out to hungry farm hands. One of the things she loved doing was riding her pony Princey. Isabel was united in marriage to Wm. J. Cannon on Nov. 26, 1946. They farmed north of Yorkton for two years, moved into Yorkton, spent several years in Wroxton and then settled back in Yorkton where they have spent the last 40 years. Isabel spent many hours knitting and crocheting for her children and grandchildren. We all had the pleasure of wearing her handiwork that had been made with lots of love. She loved her flowers and plants inside and outside. She took great pleasure in watching the birds eat the breadcrumbs she set out daily for them.
Isabel was predeceased by her father in 1945, her mother in 1967 and her brother Thomas in 1989. Isabel leaves to mourn her passing and cherish her memory, her husband of 55-plus years William J. (Bill) of Yorkton; Marion Vaughan of Yorkton, Donald Cannon of Yorkton, Alan and Iris Cannon of Prince Albert, Kathy and Kevin Bates of Regina, Kelli Gillard of Calgary, AB, Tom Cannon of Innisfail, AB, Gail Gillard of Innisfail AB, Donald Cannon and Karen Calvert of Powell River, BC, Holly Cannon and her son Jordan of Prince Albert, Lisa and Tyler Campbell and their children Alanna and Connor of Edmonton, AB, Jeremy Cannon of Calgary, AB, Billy Cannon of Saskatoon, Craig Bates of Regina, Kyle Bates of Regina, Lorna and Dave Bright of Yorkton, Keith and Gail Vaughan and their children of Yorkton, Fran and Dan Kirkham and their children of Saltcoats, Marge Steve of Regina and numerous other friends and relatives. All who had the joy of sharing her life and experiencing her love will greatly miss her and continue to celebrate her life.
The Funeral Service was held on Friday, February 15, 2002 from the Chapel of Bailey's Funeral Home in Yorkton. Rev. Faye Greer of Westview United Church officiated. Two taped solo hymns were played, Amazing Grace and Beautiful Isle of Somewhere. Grandson Tom Cannon composed and read a tribute to his grandma. Piper Dave Gillard played a medly of hymns. The interment followed in the Yorkton City cemetery with Jeremy Cannon, Billy Cannon, Kelli Gillard, Tom Cannon, Craig Bates and Kyle Bates serving as the casketbearers. Arrangements were entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home.

Ray Carlson
Mr. Ray Carlson, beloved husband of Inez Carlson of Saskatoon and formerly Yorkton, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2001 at the Glenmore Park Auxiliary Hospital in Calgary. He was 84 years of age. Raymond Victor Carlson was born on April 27, 1916 at Melville, Saskatchewan, the fifth child of six children born to Frank and Hildur (nee Erickson) Carlson. From a young age Ray was interested in animals and raised many kinds over the years. As a young man he raised sheep at McBride Lake and also spent time working in the logging industry. When World War II broke out, Ray enlisted into the Royal Canadian Army and fought overseas with the 8th RECCE. Following his discharge he returned to Canada and to the home farm. In 1946 he married Annie Wilkman. A daughter Lynne was born in 1947 but in 1948 Annie passed away. Ray married Inez Olson in 1950. The couple resided on the farm until moving to Yorkton in 1958. Ray was employed with the Co-op selling turkeys. About 1965 the family moved to make their home in Saskatoon. Ray was self-employed, manufacturing and selling animal feed with great success for many years. Over the years Ray built up a strong relationship with many Hutterite colonies around Saskatoon, establishing many friendships with their members because of his honesty and friendly personality. He never fully retired from the business and had been selling fertilizer with his daughter Lynne in latter years. Ray enjoyed attending the army reunions every year, and on some occasions his grandsons Shayne and Derek would join them. Since 1990 the couple had been able to enjoy winters at Yuma, Arizona. They have always enjoyed travelling North America, visiting family and friends, camping and fishing. In 2000, the couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. For the past number of months, Ray battled cancer.
Predeceased by his parents, brothers Ralph, Milton and Lester, and by sisters Doris Larson and Hazel Hardy, Ray is survived by his wife Inez; daughter Lynne (Bill) Kaschl of Calgary; grandsons Shayne of Montreal and Derek of Calgary; his mother-in-law Ingeborg Olson of Langenburg, brothers-in-law Ivan Olson of Langenburg and Garth Olson of Bashaw, Alberta and their families, numerous nieces, nephews and also cousins in the United States.
The Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, March 20, 2001 from the Chapel of Bailey's Funeral Home in Yorkton with Rev. Faye Greer officiating. Hymns played were Amazing Grace, Beyond the Sunset and God Will Take Care of You. The eulogy was given by Cheryl Carlson, great-niece to Ray. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion, General Alexander Ross Branch #77 Yorkton gave the Legion Tribute Service. Rev. Irving Fraser was the Padre, the Sergeant-at-Arms was Mike Bidnock and the Color Party consisted of Andy Juba, Fred Fenske, Herb Berting and Wally Austman. The interment followed at the Yorkton Memorial Gardens with Lauren, Irving, Evan and Blaine Carlson, Gordon Erhardt and Eldon Hardy serving as the casketbearers. Arrangements were in care of Bailey's Funeral Home.

Lillian Casswell
Mrs. Lillian May Casswell of the Ituna Pioneer Health Centre passed away 13 days before her birthday on April 17, 2002. She was 87 years of age. Lillian of the was born on April 30, 1915 in the Hubbard district of Saskatchewan; a daughter of English pioneers: George and Sarah ( nee Garrett ) Basey. Lillian was raised on the family farm and received her education in the Hubbard district. On October 27, 1947 at All Saints Anglican Church, Lillian was united in marriage to Thomas Casswell. Together they farmed happily in the Hubbard district unitl 1980 when they retired and moved into the Village of Hubbard. Thomas died in 1987. Lillian continued to reside in Hubbard until she moved to St. Anne's Home in Ituna; then the Ituna Pioneer Health Centre became her residence. Lillian loved to farm and was well versed in the day to day operations. She enjoyed the garden, knitting, crocheting, playing cards and visiting with people. Many hours were spent making afghans. While living in Hubbard Lillian and Thomas were active in the local seniors club.
Lillian was predeceased by her parents; two brothers George and Jack and a sister Alice Weber. She leaves to mourn her passing and to celebrate her life many loving nieces and nephews and dear friends.
Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon, April 22, 2002 from All Saints Anglican Church Melville with Pastor Larry Keddie officiating. Sylvia Lumb was the organist leading the choir and the congregation in the Hymns: " What A Friend We Have In Jesus ", " The Old Rugged Cross " and " Nearer My God To Thee ". Remembrances of Lillian's life were given by Irene and Kevin Edwards. The interment followed in the Hubbard Village Cemetery with Wilfred Basey, Verne Kalk, Les Penner, Kevin Edwards, Rick Woods and Fred Lesko serving as Casket Bearers. Services directed by Bailey's Funeral Home.

Paul Chaikowski
Paul Chaikowski was born on January 25, 1929 on the family farm in the Sheho Farms district of Saskatchewan; the ninth of eleven children born to Nicholas and Mary Chaikowski. He was raised on the family farm and received his education at Runnymede. Following his schooling he worked for the winter months at a bush camp at Hemlo, Ontario, returning in the summer months to the family farm, eventually pursuing farming full time. On October 29, 1953 he was united in marriage to Theresa Kozakewich at Sheho Farms Church. Together they lived and farmed in this area for many years. Paul truly loved farming and took great pride in the quality of his livestock and crops. No matter how busy he was, he always had time for trioka with friends, coffee with neighbors and appreciated the company of his grandchildren. Paul enjoyed the simple things in life; cooking, gardening and travelling were some of his pastimes. Gido's cooking was exceptional; you never left his home hungry. We frequently enjoyed his homemade hamburgers, sauerkraut soup, pickles in a crock, fresh creamed chicken, and his favourite, studnetz. Every spring Gido couldn't wait to pick morel mushrooms and wild strawberries. A great deal of his time was spent in the garden. Throughout the years, he travelled to Ontario to visit his sisters, across the Prairie Provinces and down to the United States to visit family & friends. In 1995 Paul semi-retired in Foam Lake, however he remained active with farming. Every summer he would return to help with spring work, haying, harvesting, or to pick stones. At every visit we heard stories about the past, and words of wisdom for the future. Gido also spent a lot of time volunteering as President of the nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church. In January of 2003, Paul was hospitalized and remained there until his sudden passing on Sunday, April 12, 2003. He was 74 years of age.
Predeceased by his parents, Mary in 1955 and Nicholas in 1966; his beloved wife Theresa in 1979, an infant son Barry in 1954, a daughter Paulette in 1964; brothers John in 1973, Peter in 1982, Stanley in 1994 and Bill in 1999; sisters, Ann Staszkiel in 1997, and Pauline Stec in 1998. He will be lovingly remembered by his daughter Christine and her husband Nestor Kokoski of Foam Lake, and their children, Angela (Gordon) Hoffman of Sheho, and Maureen Kokoski of Foam Lake; son Lorne and his wife Melody Chaikowski and their children, Ashley (Melinda Kasper), Cherise and Craig Chaikowski of Foam Lake; sisters, Rosie Fransishyn of Yorkton, Pearl Fransishyn of Atikokan, Ontario, Mary (Mike) Halushka of Nipawin and Kay Lunnis of Surrey BC, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, friends and relatives.

Albert Chaney
Mr. Albert Chaney, beloved husband of Sophie Chaney of Yorkton, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 24, 2000, at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. He was 90 years of age. Albert was born on May 12, 1910 in the Willowbrook district of Saskatchewan to Michael and Elizabeth (nee Solomon) Chaney. Albert grew up on the farm and attended Junior School. He helped his father on the family farm until he was united in marriage to Sophie Mohyla on November 19, 1935, at Willowbrook. Albert and Sophie farmed in the Barvas district near Saltcoats for four years before Albert started his career in mining. Albert worked for the International Nickel Mine in Sudbury, Ontario before he started with Keno Hill Gold Mines in Whitehorse, Yukon. Albert enjoyed the work and the rugged places they mined. He loved the outdoors and nature. Fishing, hunting and boating were his favorite pastimes even after he retired in Yorkton. Albert also enjoyed gardening and going for drives in the country.
Albert was predeceased by his parents; his brothers and sisters Michael, Joseph, Alex, Olga Merwin, Elizabeth Ziglo and one brother in infancy. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of sixty five years, Sophie of Yorkton; his two daughters, Cecile (Norman) Kornberger of Winnipeg and Shirley (Darryle) Wheatcroft of Vancouver; four grandchildren: Bryan Kornberger of Winnipeg, Neil (Carmen) Kornberger of Winnipeg, David (Terry) Wheatcroft of Vancouver and Karen (Jeff) McNeill of Vancouver; three great grandchildren: Erika and Stefanie Kornberger and Cassidy Wheatcroft; three brothers: Steve Chaney of Willowbrook, Bill (Kay) Chaney of Edmonton and Carl Chaney of Edmonton; one sister, Helen Braelean of White Rock, BC; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Prayer services were held on Friday, December 29th at the Chapel of Bailey's Funeral Home. Requiem Divine Liturgy was celebrated on Saturday, December 30th at St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Yorkton with Very Rev. Dmytro Dnistrian, C.Ss.R. as the Celebrant. The responses were led by St. Mary's Funeral Choir. Niel Kornberger served as the crossbearer. The epistle reading and tribute were given by Bryan Kornberger. The interment followed in the Yorkton City Cemetery with Anton Fedyk, John Maduck, Bryan Kornberger, Dennis Wengrowich, Vince Ziglo and Tony Ziglo serving as the casket bearers. Funeral arrangements were in care of Bailey's Funeral Home.

Helen Chipuer
Mrs. Helen Chipuer of Yorkton entered eternal rest on Thursday, September 6, 2001 at the Regina General Hospital. She was 76 years of age. Helen Agnes Chipuer was born on January 22, 1925 in the McKim district of Saskatchewan, a daughter of Mary (nee Hudy) and Stanley Novakowski, pioneers of the area. Helen attended Pulaski Plains School. On May 7, 1949 Helen was united in marriage to Edmund Gerard Chipuer at Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church at East Brewer. This union was blessed with six children, a son and five daughters. Helen devoted her life to her family. She doted on her grandchildren, who loved to visit her and always looked forward to her baking. She was a devout member of St. Gerard's Parish. Her hobbies included gardening, sewing, baking, crossword puzzles and jigsaw puzzles.
She leaves to cherish her memory her son, Charles of Buchanan; her daughters Jacki (Ken) Chepil of Yorkton, Leslie (Rod) Varga of Yorkton, Dr. Heather Chipuer of Brisbane (Australia), Sandra Chipuer of Yorkton, and Geraldine Chipuer of Yorkton; four grandchildren, Regan Chepil of Saskatoon, Amber Chepil, Garrett Varga, and Lindsey Varga, all of Yorkton; one sister, Kay Gabel (Wilf) of Regina and many nieces and nephews. Helen was predeceased by her husband Edmund; her parents; one brother Edward Novakowski; and two sisters, Rose Kreklewich and Mona Osicki.
The Prayer Vigil was held on Sunday, September 9th at the Chapel of Bailey's Funeral Home. Glenn Wiseman gave the Vigil Reading. Organist Kyla Hornung led choir members and congregation in the singing of hymns. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, September 10th at St. Gerard's Roman Catholic Church in Yorkton with Rev. Father Basil Chomos as the Celebrant. Organist Sharon McArthur led members of St. Gerard's Parish Choir in the singing of the hymns This Day God Gives Me, Prayer of St. Francis, Rest in God Alone, Here I Am Lord, Song of The Angels, and Glory and Praise to Our Lord. The readers were Cornelius and Rosellie Woloschuk. The interment followed in the Yorkton City Cemetery with Regan Chepil, Garrett Varga, Dave Osicki, Larry Kreklewich, Richard Chipuer and Wayne Lysak serving as the casket bearers. Funeral arrangements were in care of Bailey's Funeral Home.

Steve Chizma
Steve Chizma husband of Della of Yorkton, formerly of the Melville district passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2001 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. He was seventy-eight years of age. Steven James Chizma was born on December 25, 1922 in the Willowbrook district of Saskatchewan to Thomas and Mary (nee Broda) Chizma. Steve attended Radimno and Oak Hill Schools. He farmed in the Melville district and was involved as a salesman for Smith Roles Ltd. Steve married Della Smerchynski on June 18, 1952 at St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Yorkton. The couple moved into Yorkton in 1987 and Steve continued to farm until 1995. Steve enjoyed fishing with his grandson, Adam and spending special time with his granddaughter, Megan. He always enjoyed socializing and visiting with his many friends and relatives.
Predeceased by father Thomas Sr. in 1985, his mother, Mary in 1995, his brother, John in 2000, his father and mother-in-law, John and Ann Smerchynski in 1989. Steve leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Della of Yorkton; his daughter, Wendy (Roger) Love of Yorkton; two grandchildren, Adam and Megan Matichuk of Yorkton; one brother, Thomas (Edith) Chizma of Kamloops, BC; one sister, Rose (Ken) Reeves of Yorkton; sister-in-law, Agnes Chisma of Kamloops, BC.
Prayer Services were held on Sunday, December 9, 2001 from the Chapel of Bailey's Funeral Home in Yorkton with Rev. Fr. Bryan Bayda C.Ss.R. officiating. Granddaughter Megan Matichuk sang 'Amazing Grace'. Requiem Divine Liturgy was celebrated on Monday, December 10, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Yorkton with Rev. Fr. Bryan Bayda, C.Ss.R. as the Celebrant. Grandson Adam Matichuk gave the Epistle reading. The responses were sung by St. Mary's Funeral Choir. Soloist Len Varga sang 'On Eagles Wings' and 'Immaculate Mary' during communion. The crossbearer was Tahnee Smerchynski. The honourary bearers were all those who knew and shared in Steve's life. Interment followed in the Garden of Crucifixion in the Yorkton Memorial Gardens with Darrell Alberts, Ray Holhoyi, Ron McKay, Brian Pedde, Greg Smerchynski and Glen Tymiak as the casketbearers. Following the interment a memorial luncheon was held at St. Mary's Cultural Centre at which time Adam Matichuk gave a tribute to his grandfather and daughter, Wendy Love spoke on behalf of the family. Vichnya Pamiat! - Eternal Memory! Arrangements were entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home.

Nellie Chokan
Mrs. Nellie Chokan was born on November 28, 1917 at White Beach, SK; a daughter of Thomas and Anna (nee Prokapovich ) Kotyk. Nellie was raised in the White Beach district and received her education there. Following this Nell found employment until her marriage to John Nicklefork on June 16, 1940. Nellie and John lived in Welland, ON moving to Kamsack in 1944 where John was employed with the C.N.R. In 1963 they made there home in Yorkton until John passed away in 1968. Nell then moved to Regina where she has lived until her passing on Thursday, August 8, 2002 at the Pasqua Hospital. She was 84 years of age.
She leaves to mourn her passing and to celebrate her life sons: Tom (Ruby) of Carstairs, AB, Ron of Yorkton, SK; grandchildren: Jeff Nicklefork and Deena Nicklefork both ot Carstairs, AB. Also her brothers: Nick (Olga) Kotyk of Swan River, MB, Bill (Mary), Mike (Mary) Kotyk all of White Beach, SK and a sister Olga (Ludwich) Zarowny of Arran, SK. She was predeceased by her parents; husbands: John in 1968 and Peter in 1995.
Funeral Services were held on Monday, August 12, 2002 at 2:00 pm from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with the interment to follow in the Garden of Crucifixion. In memory of Nellie, memorial donation may be made to the Charity of one's choice. Funeral and cremation arrangements entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home, Yorkton.

Josephine Chopty
Mrs. Josephine Chopty, widow of Walter Chopty of Churchbridge and formerly the Invermay district passed away on Monday April 1, 2002 at the Langenburg Special Care Home. She was eighty-one years of age. Josephine Elisabeth Chopty was born on March 21, 1921 on her family's farm in the Invermay district of Saskatchewan. A daughter of Mike and Anna (nee Nazar) Brezinski. Josephine grew up on the farm and attended school. At an early age she was stricken with polio which affected her whole life but never held her back. On October 25, 1937 Josephine was united in marriage to Walter Chopty at Invermay. Josephine and Walter farmed along side one another in the Invermay district where they raised their family. They continued to farm until Walter's health began to fail and they moved into Churchbridge. Josephine enjoyed flowers, gardening and filled her quite time crafts such as crocheting embroidery and knitting. She especially loved her family and the special visits from her friends, children, grandchildren and later great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by her husband, Walter; two sons, Russell and Lorne; and four brothers; John, Edward, Zigmund, Walter and Peter. Josephine leaves to cherish her memory, her son, Mike (Alice) of Churchbridge; two daughters, Vikki Gogal of Creston, BC and Margaret (Earl) Sundahl of Richmond, BC; daughter-in-law, Jeanette Chopty of Richmond, BC; fifteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; four brothers; Carl (Anne) of Winnipeg, Marion (Betty) of Yorkton, Stanley (Eileen) of Yorkton, Tony (Colleen) of Regina and Louys (Ada) of Invermay; two sisters, Mary Bugiera of Rama and Adelle (Lorne) Rosko of Winnipeg; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and relatives.
Prayer services were held on Wednesday, April 3rd at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Churchbridge. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday, April 4th at St. Mary's Church in Churchbridge with Rev. Fr. Rick Krofchek and Rev. Fr. Brad Fahlman as the Celebrants. The readers were James Chopty and Megan Olivier and the altarservers were Dallas Toles, Ian Olivier and Corwin Shanner. Carol Toles and Collette Shanner served as communion ministers. The organist, Lacelyn Chyz led in the singing of the hymns, 'Sing to the Mountains, 'Peace Prayer', 'Hail Queen of Heaven' and 'Amazing Grace'. The giftbearers were Dominique Chopty and Sheryl Chopty. The interment followed in St. Vladimir & Olga Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Invermay with Greg Toles, Jim Squire, Dwight Shanner, Bernie Kuras, Stanley Kuras and Greg Bugiera serving as the casket bearers. Funeral arrangements were in care of Bailey's Funeral Home.

Mary Chorney
Mrs. Mary Chorney wife of the late Thomas Chorney, resident of the Anderson Lodge in Yorkton passed away, peacefully with her family at her side on Wednesday, May 7, 2003. Mary was born on February 4, 1907 at Mitchelview, Saskatchewan; eighth child of thirteen born to Harry and Tekla (nee Kaszuba) Prystay. Mary assumed responsibility very early in her childhood, quitting Grade III at Monastyr School to assist in the care of her brothers and sisters in addition to farm chores. At the age of fourteen, Mary left home to seek employment at the Dusty Farm near Theodore. Few years later she moved to Tuffnell to work on the Jim Beatie farm. There she met her soon to be husband, Thomas. The couple was united in marriage on August 1, 1926 at St. Mary's Church in Yorkton by Rev. Delforge, C.Ss.R. Shortly after, they made their home on 160 Wellington Ave. where her husband was employed with the C.N.R as a section man. They were blessed with five children, Harry, Peter (Peco), Steve, Julie and Pauline. During the hard times Mary designed her own patterns and sewed beautiful clothing for her children, herself, neighbours and many of her nieces. Years later she designed and sewed a beautiful wedding gown for her daughter Pauline. She grew a very large vegetable garden with beautiful flowers in her garden. She managed in her tiny home to supply room and board to her brother and sister. She especially enjoyed entertaining her large extended family who enjoyed both her good company and delicious meals. Her specialty was "Risen Dough Deep Fried Potato Perishku". Her hobbies included knitting, crocheting and embroidery. In her younger years she was an active member of the Ukrainian Catholic Women's League. She was a devout catholic who read scriptures and recited the rosary faithfully. In 1953 the couple moved to Winnipeg where Tom worked for the CN Hotel and Mary worked as a seamstress at a jean factory. Her greatest pride and joy were her fifteen grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. Mary loved travelling and visiting her family in Washington, Nova Scotia and BC. Mary moved to the Bradbrooke Unit in October, 1968 and was admitted to Anderson Lodge in July, 2001.
Predeceased by her father (1933), mother (1953), husband (1967), brothers, Bill (1970), Carl (1971), Harold (1971), Joe (1984), Paul (1990), Mike (1993), Sam (1996), George (2001); sisters, Dora (1977), Julia (1982), Polly (1988); son- in - law Percy (1974); daughter-in-law Marlene (2001); she leaves to cherish her memory her sons, Harry (Mae) of Lake Havasu, Arizona, Peter (Peco) (Grace) of Yorkton, Steve of Rossland, BC; daughters, Julie Tupper of Coldbrook, NS, Pauline (Jack) Scopick of Canora; fifteen grandchildren, Larry (Carol) Chorney of Kennewich, Washington, USA, Cindy (Lee) Byrd of Galt, CA, Tim (Linda) Chorney of Calgary, Sidney Chorney of Toronto, Greg (Julie) Chorney of Cold Lake, AB, Kevin (Yayoi) Chorney of Vancouver, Debbie (Larry) Jorgenson of Trail, BC, Michael Chorney of Rossland, BC, Virginia Tupper (Paul Cormier) of Moncton, NB, Tom and Richie Tupper of Coldbrook, NS, Ken Scopick of Regina, Chris (Wendy) Scopick of Regina, Connie Pippin of Regina and Charlie (Shelley) Scopick of Saskatoon; eighteen great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Mary Prystay of Winnipeg, Ethel Prystie of Hamilton, ON, Helen Prystay of Langley, BC and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Prayer Service were held on Sunday, May 11, 2003 from the Chapel of Bailey's Funeral Home in Yorkton with Rev. Oleh Kashuba, C.Ss.R. officiating. Requiem Divine Liturgy was celebrated on Monday, May 12, 2003 at 10:00am from St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Yorkton with Rev. Methodius Kushko, C.Ss.R. as the Celebrant. The responses were led by St. Mary's Funeral Choir. Grandson Greg Chorney was the crossbearer and gave the epistle reading. Ed McLashen & Mike Katerinach served as ushers. Granddaughter, Connie Pippin gave a tribute and words of remembrance on behalf of the family. Interment followed in the Garden of Crucifixion in the Yorkton Memorial Gardens with Tim Chorney, Ken Scopick, Sid Chorney, Chris Scopick, Kevin Chorney and Charlie Scopick. Arrangements were entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home.

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