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ANNE SOLTYS

Born: Aug 19, 1922

Date of Passing: Nov 17, 2017

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ANNE SOLTYS August 19, 1922 November 17, 2017 It is with love and great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and friend, Anne Soltys (Duchominsky) of Winnipeg, Manitoba on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Sandy Lake Personal Care Home at the age of 95 years. She was predeceased by her parents Matthew and Thelma (Yaworski) Duchominsky and husband Fred (2007). She is survived by daughter Leona (Martin) Nechwediuk, daughter Phyllis (David) Shumski, and son Ivan Soltys (friend Darlene). She is also survived by three grandchildren Shannon (Joel) Kempthorne, Karen Miles (friend Norman) and Craig (Jodi) Nechwediuk. She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren, Jordan (Nichole) Chubaty, Brendan Chubaty, Nathan Chubaty, Brynn Miles, Caelan Miles, Ava Nechwediuk and Gavin Nechwediuk. She is also survived by a special great-great grandchild Braydi Chubaty. She is also survived by sister Sylvia Cheryk (friend Everett) of Thunder Bay and sister-in-law Mary Duchminsky, Sudbury. She was predeceased by sisters Mary (John) Syroid of Thunder Bay, Margaret (Joe) Chastko of Sandy Lake, Helen (Paul) Zubec of Thunder Bay, Antonette (Nick) Taciuk of Toronto, Stella (Mike) Smeryczanski of St. Catherines, and brothers Eugene Duchminsky of Sudbury, and Mike Duchminsky of Sudbury. Anne was raised on a farm in Ozerna, Manitoba. During the depression, she joined her older sisters in Thunder Bay to work as a waitress. When she returned, she married Fred Soltys on February 12, 1947 and settled on a farm in the Ozerna district. She was famous for her cooking abilities and always made excellent buns. She loved to cook for family gatherings and made sure no one went away hungry. Anne was an active parishioner of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church of Ozerna, Manitoba for many years. When she and Fred retired from farming and moved to Winnipeg in 1994, she then became a parishioner of St. Basil's Ukrainian Catholic Church. For the past two years she resided in the Sandy Lake Personal Care home. Thank you to all the staff of the SLPCH, palliative care and to all the friends and family for their care and compassion. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Anne's memory may be made to the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church Cemetery Fund. Divine Liturgy (Funeral Mass) will be celebrated on Wednesday morning, November 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church, Sandy Lake, Manitoba. Interment will follow at the Ozerna Cemetery. Funeral services will be officiated by Father Emil Kardasenic. Remembrances and condolences may be shared at www.raesfs.ca "Vichnaya Pam'yat" Rae's Funeral Service of Shoal Lake and Erickson is in care of arrangements (204) 759-2160

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 21, 2017

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