William Murray "Bill" Chyzyk
Chyzyk, William Murray “Bill”, of Valley, NS, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Prince Rupert, BC, he was a son of the late Murray and Anne (Mizak) Chyzyk. Bill’s family later moved to Kitsilano in Vancouver where he graduated from Kitsilano Regional High. Bill was active in sports in his youth and enjoyed bowling tournaments, and also had a passion for playing crib. Bill worked for CN Railway and later for BC Rail from where he retired. He and his wife Dianne then moved to the Maritimes.
He is survived by his wife of 35-years Dianne (Neil) Chyzyk; brother Robert (Jani) of Port Alberni, BC; nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a sisters, Diane Durigon; Louise Milan; brother Donald.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro from where visitation will take place on Tuesday from 1 to 1:45 followed by funeral service at 2 pm. Reverend Ken Fillmore will officiate with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Burial will take place at a later date. Donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of CEHHC, Truro or to the Nova Scotia Amateur Sport Fund. A special thank you is extended to Dr. Donald Rowe and also the Palliative Care Team for your wonderful support. Private messages of condolence can be sent to the family by viewing Bill’s obituary and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com