ANNA KOSTYSHYN (nee Duchnicki) passed away peacefully at Stillwaters Private Hospital in Kelowna on Saturday, May 8, 2004. She is survived by her daughter Anida and son-in-law Mark. She was predeceased by her loving husband John, in 2001. Anna was born in Poland on October 24, 1922. She was the second youngest in the family of four (sisters Sophie and Michelle and brother Walter). Anna married John in 1962 and had their only child, Anida (Mark) Johnson. Anna spent most of her life on a small farm and orchard in Vernon. Her passion was raising and taking care of her animals and her fruit trees and garden. The last couple of years were spent in Kelowna to be close to her daughter. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff and medical team at Stillwaters for all the love and care given to mom in her last year. Prayers were recited in the chapel of Vernon Funeral Home on Thursday, May 13, at 8:00 pm. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 14, at 10:00 am, at The Assumption of Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church. 4100-27th Street, in Vernon, with the Reverend Father John Plewa officiating. Interment will follow in Vernon City Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of VERNON FUNERAL HOME. 250-542-0155.