Mr. Steve Drabiuk passed away peacefully in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Wednesday, September 20th, 2006 at the age of 82 years. He is survived by his loving wife Nellie of fifty-five years, three daughters, Marlene Vander Griendt of
Calgary, AB, Debbie (Dwain) Hopp of Hope, B.C., Carol (Bruce) Redstone of Toronto, ON, six grandchildren, Daniel, Timothy, and Sarah Vander Griendt, Carlie, and Lyndi Hopp and Anna Redstone, two sisters, Mary Popowich of Yorkton, SK, Sophia Kniaz of Vernon, one brother George (Marge) Drabiuk of Vernon, and numerous nieces and nephews. Steve was predeceased by his first born daughter Adeline, two brothers, Bill and Mike.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 23rd, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. from the Pleasant Valley Funeral Home with Mr. Bill Hlina officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. A reception will follow the graveside committal in the Pleasant Valley Tea room. Those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Steve may do so to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation c/o 202-3402 27th Ave, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME (542-4333)