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EUGENE PODOLSKY (published on September 24, 2011)



EUGENE PODOLSKY On September 21, 2011 Eugene passed away at the Vita Personal Care Home. Eugene was born April 14, 1923 at Vita. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Anne, of 65 years, daughter Elizabeth, grandson Scott, numerous in-laws and one cousin Bill Andrusiak of Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was predeceased by his parents Peter and Glikeria, and one brother Walter. Eugene was a member of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the Vita Hall, the Vita Friendship and Seniors Centre. He was president of the hall for many years, president of the church for a few years. He was one of the first members of the Vita Credit Union. He was a very active member of the Vita Cubs Baseball team for many years. He was both president and coach of the team and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on June 2, 2007 in Morden, MB. Eugene and Anne operated a grocery store for many years. They later opened a modern Superette which is now Derewianchuks' Superette. Eugene enjoyed fishing, travelling in both the United States and in Canada, he also enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casino. Prayers will be said at the Vita Hall, Vita, Manitoba on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, September 26, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Vita, Manitoba with interment in the Ukrainian Catholic and Orthodox Cemetery Vita, Manitoba. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the cemetery or to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Vita Funeral Home, Vita, Manitoba, (204) 425-3114.


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