Patricia Lynne Carstens nee Suknasky daughter of MarieAnn and Bert Suknasky passed away on August 17, 2021 at the age of 51years.
Pat attended school in Sturgis, Saskatchewan. After graduating, she moved to Saskatoon where she worked for a few years. From there, she decided to move to British Columbia and spent two years discovering the joys of coastal living.
She returned to Saskatoon for a while however, her love of the ocean took her back to B.C.
Pat always had a love for children and studied Early Childhood Development after moving back to BC. She became a nanny for a special family, whom she remained close to even after the children grew up.
She married Erik Carstens on October 17, 1998. She enjoyed travelling and at the time of her passing, worked at Dollar Tree’s corporate office as a Store Display Manager. Her job took her across Canada setting up and opening new stores.
She loved living by the ocean in White Rock and exploring the beautiful province of BC. Pat loved travelling with her friends and spending time with her family, especially with her nieces and nephew.
Pat was predeceased by her grandparents, William and Verna Chupik , Peter and Jean Suknasky. She is lovingly remembered by her parents, Bert and MarieAnn, sister Cindy, brother-in-law Jared Sawchuk, niece Rachel and nephew Evan, sister Theresa, brother-in-law James Kalnicki, nieces Emily and Jessica, her spouse Erik, and many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
The Funeral Mass was held on October 9, 2021 in St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Andrew Sowa O.M.I presiding. Words of Remembrance were shared by Patricia’s sisters, Cindy and Theresa. The organist was Zita Serhan. The interment followed at the Canora Town Cemetery with Pat’s family serving as urnbearers. Memorial donations may be made to Union Gospel Mission (PO Box 2546 Stn Terminal Vancouver, BC V6B 9Z9), St. Patrick's Church in Sturgis or to a charity of one's choice as gifts of remembrance. Messages of condolence may be shared at preecevillefuneralhome.com
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