It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of George Kyryluik, aged eighty-six of Sturgis, Saskatchewan. He passed away peacefully with his family by his side in Preeceville, Saskatchewan on May 8, 2018 at the Preeceville and District Long Term Care Centre.
George is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Bernice (nee: Pettigrew), his three children, Linda Carter (Lloyd), Allan (Patricia), and Dale (Nicole); his seven grandchildren, Raelynn, Christopher, Wesley, Karen (Linda), Cody, Tegan, and Darcy (Allan), and ten great grandchildren.
George was predeceased by his parents; step –father Wasyl Kyryluk, mother Nelly (Yewchyn), sister, Frances and two brothers Steve and Billy and an infant daughter, Karren.
George was born on August 7, 1931 in Winnipeg. He lived on a farm in Vita. George later moved to Thompson, Manitoba to work with the Smook brothers to help build the town. In 1960, George went to The Pas, Manitoba to have a medical and to gain employment at Inco. He met Bernice at this time, fell in love, and married her in Winnipeg on May 5, 1961. They lived in Thompson and raised their three children. George was always a hard worker and provided for his family. George retired from Inco in 1993 and they moved to Sturgis.
George had eight siblings; Frances (Tony), John (Joyce), Mary (Joe), Steve (Josie), Walter (Ailienne), Billy (Donna), Elizabeth, and Josephine (Morse), and many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service for George Kyryluik was held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:00pm from Grace United Church in Sturgis.
Memorials in memory of George may be made towards the Preeceville and District Long Term Care Centre Auxillary as gifts of remembrance.
Arrangements are entrusted to Preeceville Funeral Home.
Preeceville Hostel (Long Term Care) Auxillary
Box 482 Preeceville, SK S0A 3B0, SK