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Born: Sep 18, 1927

Date of Passing: Apr 08, 2021

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September 18, 1927 - April 8, 2021

Peacefully on April 8, 2021, our Dad, Alex passed away at Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary.
He was predeceased by his sister Olena; and his parents, Walter and Anisia Sawchuk.
Leaving to mourn are his children, Rosemarie, Michael and Terry Sawchuk; his sisters, Luba Shchudlo and Nadia Kubas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Alex was born in Rovno, Ukraine on September 18, 1927. In 1947 he came to Canada. Our Dad was honoured when he was given Canadian citizenship. He was proud to have worked for Canada Post as a courier for over 30 years. He loved fishing, berry picking, bingo and singing in choirs. He was a member of St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Church, Winnipeg, Ukrainian Canadian Institute Prosvita Winnipeg, and Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in Calgary.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions celebration of our Dad's life will take place at a later date.

Vichnaya Pamyat

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 17, 2021

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • I enjoyed our talks. I am glad that you liked the Canada Post hats I sent and you were so proud to wear them. I did recollect seeing the parades with the marching bands followed by the yearly trip to the Exhibition at the stadium. I reveled in the time we had reminiscing about our road trips, fishing trips, back country travels in now what is Nopiming Park. I fondly remember the vacations to Red Lake and Bissett. All the day trips rockhounding at abandoned quarries. The excursions that we took part in, to go berry and mushroom picking each summer. The Postie picnics at Selkirk Park brought back fond memories of our annual ritual where we got reacquainted with your coworkers and my young friends that I had not seen in a year. Yes I still remember the black bear at Kingston Lake that came down to the water while we where fishing. I am sorry that you were not able to talk on that Tuesday, like we had planned. I was so looking forward to it. You can rest now and forever. Love your son Terry. - Posted by: Terry Sawchuk (Son) on: Apr 17, 2021

  • For the past ten years, I have been talking to you almost every night. I am grateful for the time we were able to get reacquainted and I will cherish those memories. They were a gift, now I will not have you to talk to anymore. Sleep now forever in peace. One day we will meet again. Love from your daughter Rosemarie - Posted by: Rosemarie Sawchuk (Daughter) on: Apr 17, 2021

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