Maurice Tkachyk

Maurice Tkachyk, 73, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Man. He was born Feb. 9, 1929 in Sundown, Man. to the late Alexius and Mary Tkachyk.
Mr. Tkachyk moved to Fort Frances in 1948, and worked for Boise Cascade from 1951-1987 as a painter. In retirement, his hobbies were repairing bikes and making lawn ornaments for family and friends.
Maurice was predeceased by his first wife, Helen, in 1970; his parents, Alexius and Mary; sisters, Pauline and Ann; and brothers, John, Nick, and Mike.
He is survived by his children, Elma Tucker, Larry (Jean) Tkachyk, James (Rose) Tkachyk, and Mary Anne (Darryl) Harris; and nine grandchildren.
Also surviving is his present wife, Verna, and her children and grandchildren; his brothers, Peter, Stephan, Walter, and Daniel, and sisters, Lena Dolson, Elsie Bugera, Joyce Hyrnchuk, and Helen (Bill) Gregorchuk.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 18, 2002 at 10 a.m. at Green Funeral Home. Rev. Tony Geense will officiate, with interment in Riverview Cemetery in Fort Frances.
Friends may visit Friday, May 17, 2002 from 7 until 8 p.m. at Green Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Mark Gerber, Andrew Gerber, Jacob Gerber, John Hrynchuk, Allan Bugera, and Les Baker.
Honourary pallbearers will be Bill Gregorchuk, Bill Gushulak, Bill Bodnar, Steve Tkachyk, Walter Tkachyk, and Daniel Tkachyk.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Box 444, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3M8, or the Arthritis Society, 209 McIrvine Rd., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3N3.