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Born: July 19th, 1913

Passed on: February 19th, 2013

Sophie Hluchaniuk of Ashcroft, B.C., passed away on February 19th, 2013 at 99 years of age.

Sophie was born July 31st, 1913 to John and Anastasia Guzak north of Krydor Saskatchewan, through hardships and the depression, Sophie was raised with seven siblings. Marriage to William Hluchaniuk took place in 1936, they had one daughter, Helen who was born and raised in the Codette, Saskatchewan area a farming community. After leaving the farm in 1955, Sophie carried on farming on a smaller scale of gardening. Simple life was her choice, when gardening she felt closer with God than anywhere else on Earth.

Sophie was predeceased by her husband William in February, 1981, also brothers Nick, Dick, Peter, George, Mike and sister Ann.

She also leaves to cherish her memory daughter Helen, as well as many nieces, nephews, great and great great-nieces and nephews.

The family would to thank Dr. Otto Zsigmond, Dr. Rick Proctor, all the hospital nursing staff who cared for Mother during her various stays at the Royal Inland Hospital, as well as doctors, and ambulance staff who interacted with her during her lifetime. Your kindness, care and compassion did not go unnoticed.

Prayers will be recited on Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of All Saints.

Funeral Service will be held at the Church (1044 - 8th Street, Kamloops, B.C.) on Monday, March 4th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., with Reverend Father Mykola Sawchenko officiating.

Donations can be made in Sophie's memory to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of All Saints, Kamloops, or charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements entrusted to
Kamloops Funeral Home
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