MR. GEORGE METRO TASCHUK, a long time resident of Coldstream, passed away in the Polson Multi-Level Unit of Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2003 at the age of 83 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his children; Richard (Carol) Taschuk of Coldstream, B.C., Sharon Smith of Walla Walla, Washington, Rose Marie (Gary) Holder of Brewster, Washington and Raymond Taschuk of Pasadena, California, seven grandchildren; Lanny Taschuk, Lisa Taschuk, Michelle (Chris) Smith-Hoffer, Janelle Smith-La Vigné, Jason (Lisa) Holder, Justin (Rema) Holder and Joel Holder, three great-grandchildren; Brandon, Leanna and Andrew, two sisters; Mary Cherniwchen of Sangudo, Alberta and Nancy Mandzuik of Smokey Lake, Alberta, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen on August 16th, 1997, his parents and one brother. The Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Friday, September 5th, 2003 at 3:00 P.M. with Pastor Ed Teranski officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of George to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Endowment Foundation, designated for the Polson Multi-Level Unit, 2101-32nd Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 9Z9. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187).