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GEORGE (YURKO) PARKASEWYCH (published on February 18, 2010)

GEORGE (YURKO) PARKASEWYCH 1940 - 2010 With heartbreaking sorrow we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, friend George Parkasewych in the early morning hours of Saturday, February 13, 2010. George was predeceased by his parents Myroslava and Ivan Parkasewych. He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife Orysia (Iris) of 41 years, son Andrei, sister Christina (Len Bahry), nephew Evan Bahry (Christine Brown), Godchild and niece Ksenia Bahry MacKenzie (Angus), mother-in-law Mrs. Olha Senchuk, aunt Lubomyra Tsymbala, cousin Nataliya Mercurio (Anthony) and family in New York, cousins Vera and Julia in Ukraine, Godsons Taras Bereza and Roman Kukura and the Musick Family of Winnipeg. Born in Lviv, Ukraine, George immigrated to Canada with his family in 1948. He completed his education in Yorkton, SK. As a youth, he was a member of Plast Ukrainian Youth Association of Canada. From 1957 to 1968 George served his country in the Royal Canadian Navy as an aircraft mechanic. While stationed in Shearwater, Nova Scotia, he was assigned to HMCS Bonaventure Aircraft Carrier, HMCS Shearwater and HMCS Yukon. In 1968 he moved back to Winnipeg and worked at CAE and CPR until his illness. George was a member of Sts. Vladimir and Olga Cathedral parish. He was an avid reader with a passion for history. Divine Liturgy will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 19 at Sts. Vladimir Olga Cathedral, 114 McGregor Street. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery. George's family would like to thank staff and members of Stroke Recovery for their many years of support and friendship. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in George's memory to the Stroke Recovery Association of Manitoba Inc. Unit B-247, Provencher Blvd. Winnipeg, MB, R2H 0G6. VICHNAYA PAMYAT KORBAN FUNERAL CHAPEL 956-2193

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