1927 – 2016

Lois Rae Koropatnisky passed away peacefully April 26, 2016 surrounded by family.

She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Metro Koropatnisky who passed away September 1, 2015.

Lois was born July 15, 1927 at Assiniboia, Sask. to Gladys Maude (Scott) and Charles Elmer Roberts. Lois and her sister Emma lived on the family homestead west of Lisieux and attended Joeville School together. In her early 20’s Lois moved to BC and worked in a dental office in Vancouver where she would meet her husband Metro. Metro and Lois shared a love of music and travel. They attended family gatherings and music events all across Canada. They also made several trips to Mexico and the Ukraine. Lois was an excellent Ukrainian cook and enjoyed celebrating holidays with friends and family. She was known for her beautiful Pysanky (Easter eggs) and Ukrainian embroidery. She was also a talented seamstress who made many suits for Metro. Lois leaves behind many nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and great nephews. 

A tea in Lois’ honor will be held at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on May 14 at 10:00 am.

Arrangements have been entrusted to PLEASANT VALLEY DIGNITY FUNERAL HOME, 4303 P.V. Road, Vernon, B.C. V1T 4M4 Phone: (250) 542-4333. Condolences may be offered at pleasantvalleyfh.com.

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