It is with deep sorrow that the family of Katherine Lesiw (Marusak) announces her passing on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the Joseph Creek Care Home in Cranbrook, BC at the age of 97.
Katherine was born on January 23, 1919 in Hay Lakes, Alberta. She was a wonderful loving person, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed and cherished forever.
Katherine is survived by her sister Eva Haluschak, of Edmonton, her son, Jerry (Lillian) Lesiw of Cranbrook, her beloved granddaughters Catherine (Rodney) Hicks of Vancouver and Shelley Lesiw of Canmore, and her beloved great grandchildren Ethan, Sydney, Cedar and Cole, as well as nieces, nephews, and friends.
She was predeceased by her parents Harry and Annie Marusak (Weselosky), husband Alex Lesiw, son Dennis, brother Alex Marusak, sisters Nellie Brachman (Marusak) and Dorothy Stefura (Marusak).
Her family would like to thank all the caregivers, especially at Joseph Creek, and everyone involved in her care.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service, Cranbrook, BC and Vernon Funeral Home, Vernon, BC.
Holy Mass will be held Monday, May 9, 10:00 AM at St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, Vernon, BC.
Interment to follow at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Middleton Drive Coldstream BC.