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Olga Hawryshko

Posted: 04/23/2018 4:57 PM

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July 18, 1936 – April 22, 2018

Olga Hawryshko suddenly passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving children, sister Nancy, nephew Jarvis and friend Walter by her side at her residence at Tudor House Personal Care Home Selkirk, MB on April 22, 2018 at the age of 81.

Mom was born on July 18, 1936 and grew up in Gardenton MB. She moved to Winnipeg in the late 1950’s working various jobs in the north end of Winnipeg until she married in 1961. She spent her entire life living in and around the north end of Winnipeg until her move to Tudor House in January 2012 to be closer to her children. 

She is survived by her daughter Diane (husband Laurie) Youzwa; son Don (wife Karen) Hawryshko; her four grandchildren Kenneth (Monique); Aaron (Jennifer); Noah; and Chessa. 

She is also survived by her great grandchildren Allison (her husband Alex); Bradley (Taylor); Elias; and Amelia.  She is also survived by her great-great grandchildren Ariawnna, Alyrica and Alister and 

her sister Nancy (Nestor) Bially and friend Walter Stroich who visited her until the end along with many nephews and nieces and friends. She is predeceased by her parents Michael & Tetiana Dykun, and her sisters Evelyn (Ted); Stephania (William); her brothers John (Rose); Peter (Sophie); Maurice (Phyllis) and nephew Larry Dykun.

Mom had many interests including sewing, knitting, travelling, dancing, playing the guitar and her flowers. She loved animals especially her pets Spotty and Prince. She especially loved to go for coffee with her friend Walter. She worked various jobs while her children were young. In the 1980’s, she worked for Rubber Glove Sewing Factory until her hand disability in 1991 due to severe arthritis.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to everyone who assisted her at Selkirk Regional Hospital on April 20th. Also, a special thank you to Amber. The family would also like to express their sincere appreciation to all the wonderful staff at Tudor House for their exceptional care and compassion for Olga over the past 6 years. A special thanks to the nurses and health care attendants and all staff that made her life so special.

In keeping with her wishes, Prayers will be held on Friday, April 27, 2018 at Korban Funeral Home, 907 Main Street, Winnipeg MB at 7:00 pm. with Fr. Oris Naherniak officiating, followed by a private family funeral. Her pallbearers will be Noah Hawryshko, Kenneth Youzwa, Aaron Youzwa, and Jarvis Bially.

Flowers are gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers in Olga’s memory donations may be made to the Friends of Historic St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, PO Box 361, Selkirk MB for historic church, Gardenton MB Attention: Don Machnee.

Korban Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

 Chrystos Voskres! Vichnaya Pamyat!

 (Rest in Peace)


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