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Born: Oct 26, 1959

Date of Passing: Nov 07, 2019

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Born October 26, 1959, died suddenly and unexpectedly in a motor vehicle collision on November 7, 2019, at the young age of 60.
Russell is survived by his beloved wife Oksana Unilowsky (nee Tyrawski); and their loved and adored son Christian Russell Unilowsky who was born 10 days after his father's passing; his children and grandchildren: Brandy Friesen (Tanner Tarasoff) (Logan, Noah, Madden and Jada); Kristopher Unilowsky (Tanya Unilowsky) (Tamira, Amber Louise and Samantha); Sheila Gibb (Damien Forbes) (Ella and Ada); Brian Gibb (Melissa Gibb) (Eleanor and Finlay); and many other family and friends. Russell was predeceased by his mother, Florence Decker, and father, Victor Unilowsky.
Funeral Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Saturday, December 14, at 9:30 a.m., at Sts. Vladimir and Olga Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral, 115 McGregor St., Winnipeg, MB. Followed by reception with Celebration of Life to be held at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall at 737 Bannerman Ave., Winnipeg, MB. Private interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery.
Officiants are Rt. Rev. Msgr. Mitrat Michael Buyachok and Rev. Protodeacon Stefan Tyrawski.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Tire Jumpstart or the Salvation Army.

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As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 07, 2019

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • Oksana...My family and I feel your heartache. May God be with you and Russell's family! May you also take comfort in knowing that your dearly departed Russell is guiding and watching over you and Christian. With all that Russell has accomplished in his life, may he rest in peace as memories of him and his music live on in our hearts forever! Вічна йому пам'ять! Our thoughts and prayers are with you, and we extend our sincerest sympathy to you and your family. - Posted by: Rosemarie Todaschuk & Family (Oksana's former teacher) on: Dec 14, 2019

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