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Born: Jul 05, 1943
Date of Passing: Oct 16, 2016Offer Condolences or Memory
JOHN BILAWCHUK July 5, 1943 - October 16, 2016 With profound sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of our husband, Dad and Geda John Bilawchuk into peaceful rest, with with his family by his side, on October 16, 2016. John was predeceased by his parents Helen and Mike Bilawchuk, sister Mary and brother-in-law Peter Jaman, parents-in-law Florence and George Safriuk, and brother-in-law Frank Gushulak. John is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Leona, sons Vern (Heather), and Warren, daughter Valerie (Dan Lamy), and grandchildren Alexis and Dawson. Also left to mourn his passing are his sisters Elsie (Jarvis) Korchak and Joyce (Tony) Drewniak, brother Willie (Lynn) Bilawchuk, sister-in-law Gertie Gushulak, brother-in-law Wayne (Olly) Safriuk, sister-in-law Audrey (Clint) Dowd, nieces, nephews and endless friends. Viewing will be held at the Vita Funeral Home, Vita, MB on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Vita Hall, Vita, MB on October 19, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. A private family burial will follow at the Bilawchuk Cemetery in Arbakka, MB. Vita Funeral Home in care of arrangements.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 18, 2016
Condolences & Memories (3 entries)
We give our condolences to Leona, her children and all of John's family. John was always a pleasant man, and one prominent memory is his the calm twitch of a smile he carried. Deepest sympathies to you, you are in our thoughts. - Posted by: George & Elsie Jaman (Friends) on: Jan 24, 2017
While I was reading the newspaper this morning. was saddened to read about John's passing. Leona, my thoughts and prayers go out to you & your family and everyone concerned during this most difficult time. May he RIP, Vichnaya Pamyat. - Posted by: Geraldine (Gerrie) Penteliuk (Friend) on: Oct 18, 2016
John was a kind and thoughtful man. Always had a joke to say. He will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Bilawchuk family. - Posted by: Allen & Rhonda Levenec (Friend and Family) on: Oct 18, 2016
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