Effie Christiuk

Effie Christiuk

1927 - 2006

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Obituary of Effie Christiuk

Effie Christiuk After a courageous battle with cancer Effie Christiuk (nee Chubey) passed away at Morris General Hospital with her family at her side on November 14, 2006 at the age of 78 years. Mom (Effie) will be lovingly remembered by her husband Krist of 46 years, two sons Orest (Pauline Polischuk), Raymond (Karen Woychyshyn) of Dufrost and two daughters Patricia (Peter) Gawronsky of Roseau River and Elizabeth (Mike) Kozun of Lockport as well as her 10 grandchildren: Krista, Lisa, Matthew, Stephanie, Nathan, Vanessa, Michael, Ryan, Austin and Troy. Mom is also survived by her brother Nick (Jean) of Roseau River, sisters Nellie Ostrowsky of St. Pierre and Violet (Victor) Zinyk of Waskatenau, AB, sisters-in-law Anne Chubey of St. Pierre and Mary Chubey of Carlowrie as well as many nieces and nephews. Mom was predeceased by her father Tom, mother Anna, brothers Mike, Andrew, Paul, Peter, Harry, Wasyl and Steve, sister Marie Rostosky as well as Mary and Alec in infancy. Effie was born Nov. 17, 1927 at Carlowrie. MB. She worked at home all her younger years until she married Krist of Dufrost (April 23, 1960), where they farmed together with his family on a mixed farm. In 1999 they retired off the farm and moved into town. Mom was also a member of Rosa Olha Kobylanska Branch of the Ukrainian Women’s Association of Canada. Special thanks to Morris General Hospital staff for the compassion and care shown to Effie and the family. Donations may be made to the St. Mary’s congregation, Dufrost or to a charity of one’s choice. Viewing Fri, Nov 17 at 7 p.m. with prayers at 7:30 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach. The service will be held Sat. Nov 18 at 10 a.m. at Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church, Dufrost, MB. Interment at the Dufrost Cemetery. “Vichnaya Pamyat”