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Funeral Notices 2013


 

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NICK DENISOFF

Nick DenisoffNick Denisoff of Glade, BC passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 26, 2013, blessed with 80 years of life.

Funeral Services will be held at the Brilliant Cultural Centre on Monday, December 30, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon, followed by interment in the Glade Cemetery.

Arrangements are in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.
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PETER RILKOFF

Peter RilkokkIt is with great sadness that the family of Peter Rilkoff of South Slocan (formerly of Passmore) announces his unexpected passing on December 19, 2013.

Funeral Services will be held at the Crescent Valley Hall on Friday, December 27, 2013 at 10:00 AM with burial to follow at the Shoreacres Cemetery.

Arrangements are in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel

SAM A. POPOFF

Sam PopoffThe Funeral Service for the late Sam A. Popoff of Castlegar, BC, will take place from 10:00 AM till 12:00 Noon, Saturday, December 21, 2013, at the Brilliant Cultural Centre; interment to follow at the Pass Creek Cemetery.

Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Everett and Deborah Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home.   Obituary ... 

MOLLY PODOVINKOFF

Molly PodovinikoffMolly Podovinikoff passed away peacefully December 8, 2013, at the Peace Arch Hospital, White Rock, BC. Born in Grand Forks, BC, June 21, 1933, Molly married her husband Peter in l957, and they raised their two sons there until 1976, when the family moved to the Lower Mainland. Molly was predeceased by her parents, two older sisters and an older brother. Molly is survived by husband Peter, sons Larry and Kelly (Dawn), three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and one younger sister.

A funeral service will be held at the USCC Community Centre in Grand Forks at 10:00 AM, Saturday, December 14, 2013, followed by burial at the Sion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sion Cemetery, Box 760, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0, or to the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation, White Rock, BC. Arrangements entrusted to Everett Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home.Condolences … 

CARL ZAYTSOFF

Carl ZaytsoffCarl William Zaytsoff of Castlegar, BC passed away at his home on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, blessed with 82 years of life.

Funeral Services will be held at the Castlegar Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by cremation. Arrangements are in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.   

GRACE FILLIPOFF

Grace FillipoffGrace Fillipoff of Castlegar, BC (formerly of Winlaw, BC) passed away at Talarico Place Care Centre on Monday, December 2, 2013, blessed with 88 years of life.

Funeral Services will be held at Appledale Community Hall on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Perry’s Siding Cemetery.

Arrangements are in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.
Obituary …  

NICK SAMUEL STRUKOFF

Nick StrukoffNick Strukoff of Grand Forks, BC passed away peacefully at the Hardy View Lodge on Saturday, November 23, 2013, blessed with 91 years of life.

Funeral services will be officiated by Paul J. Seminoff at the USCC Community Centre in Grand Forks on Friday, November 29, 2013, beginning at 10:00 AM, with burial to follow in the Sion Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Everett Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home.
Obituary …  

LARRY POPOFF

Larry PopoffLarry Popoff of Terrace, BC (formerly of Grand Forks, BC) passed away at the Terrace Hospital on November 17, 2013, at the age of 69, after a prolonged illness. His brothers, Nick and Cecil, and his sister Lillian were in loving attendance at his bedside. His two daughters, Michelle and Lange had come from afar to visit with him earlier.

Throughout his illness, Larry was surrounded by a lovingly supportive group of long-time friends and neighbours, who arranged for a Celebration of Life, which took place at the Happy Gang Center in Terrace at 3:00 PM, Tuesday,
November 19, 2013.

Obituary …

TERRY PEREHUDOFF

Terry PerhudoffIt is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Terry Perehudoff of Kamloops, BC, on November 1st, 2013 at the age of 63.

Survived by his loving wife Lydia, son Nicholas, daughter Natalya (partner Rich Burnett), brother Bill (Mary), brother Frank (Dorothy), sister Nadeen (Bill) Elasoff, brother Alex (partner Diane Robinson), mother-in-law Marcia Elasoff, sister-in-law Liza Strukoff, brother-in-law Jim Elasoff as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father William, his mother Dorothy, his father-in-law Alex, and his nephews Brian and Jim.

A celebration of Terry’s life will be held at the Little Bear Golf Course, 872 Waterloo Road, Castlegar BC on Saturday, November 23rd at 11 AM.

Should friends desire, donations can be made to the Kamloops Hospice Association (72 Whiteshield Crescent South, Kamloops BC, V2E 2S9) or to the Castlegar Hospice Society (709 10th St. Castlegar BC, V1N 2H7).  Obituary …

PETE KABATOFF

Pete KabatoffPete Kabatoff of Ootischenia passed away at Castleview Care Centre on Sunday, October 27, 2013, blessed with 86 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Peter Zaytsoff at the Ootischenia Community Hall on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon, followed by interment in the Ootischenia Cemetery.

Arrangements are in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.  

PETE KINAKIN

Pete KiniakinPete Kinakin of Slocan Park passed away at Mountain Lakes Senior’s Community in Nelson on Saturday, October 26, 2013, blessed with 81 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Leonard Markin at the Slocan Park Community Hall on Thursday, October 31, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Slocan Park Cemetery.

Arrangements are in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.
Obituary … 

WAYNE KINAKIN

Wayne KinakinWayne Kinakin of Castlegar passed away at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, blessed with 65 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Pastor Dwight Soleski at the Pentecostal New Life Assembly on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 10:30 AM followed by interment in Park Memorial Cemetery.

Arrangements are in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.
Obituary … 

BILL JMAEFF

Jim JmaeffBill Ben Jmaeff of Krestova passed away at Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson on Thursday, October 17, 2013, blessed with 75 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Mike A. Kanigan at Castlegar Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Krestova Cemetery.

Arrangements are in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel. 

MARY ANTIFAOFF

Mary AntifaoffMary Antifaoff passed away Monday, October 14, 2013 at Silver Kettle Care Home in Grand Forks, BC., blessed with 91 years of life. A funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the USCC Community Center in Grand Forks, with burial to follow at the Sion Cemetery, Paul J. Seminoff officiating. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Everett Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home. 

NICK OGLOW

Nick OglowNick Oglow of Castlegar passed away at Castleview Care Centre on Saturday, October 12, 2013, blessed with 94 years of life.

Funeral Services will be held at the Castlegar United Church of Canada, 809 Merrycreek Road, Castlegar, BC, at 10:30 AM, on Saturday, October 19, 2013, followed by interment in Park Memorial Cemetery.

Castlegar Funeral Chapel is in care of arrangements. 

GEORGE RICHARDS

George RichardsGeorge William Richards of Castlegar passed away at Castleview Care Centre on Saturday, September 21, 2013, blessed with 87 years of life.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father David John at St. Rita’s Catholic Church, 513 – 7th Avenue, Castlegar, BC, on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 10:30 AM followed by interment in Park Memorial Cemetery.

Castlegar Funeral Chapel is in care of arrangements. 

 

MARIE MALOFF

Marie MaloffMarie Maloff of Crescent Valley, BC passed away at the Trail Regional Hospital on Saturday, September 7, 2013, blessed with 89 years of life.

Funeral services at the Crescent Valley Community Hall will be officiated by Harry Zeabin on Wednesday September 11, 2013, beginning at 10:00 AM until 12:00 noon, followed by interment in the Krestova Cemetery. 

 

HARRY REZANSOFF

Harry RezansoffHarry William Rezansoff of Krestova passed away at Kootenay Lake Hospital on Sunday, August 18, 2013, blessed with 78 years of life.

Funeral Services at the Krestova Community Hall will be officiated by Fred Makortoff on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM and on Thursday, August 22, 2013, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Krestova Cemetery.  Obituary … 

 

DORA PEREVERSOFF

Dora PereversoffDora Pereversoff, of Grand Forks, BC, passed away at Hardy View Lodge on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, blessed with 100 years of life.

Funeral services will be officiated by Paul J. Seminoff, at the USCC Community Centre in Grand Forks, on Monday, August 19, 2013, beginning at 10:00 AM, followed by interment in the Sion Cemetery. Everett Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home in care of arrangements.   Obituary … 

 

FLORENCE POOHACHOFF

Florence PoohachoffFlorence Poohachoff of Castlegar passed away at Talarico Place Care Centre on Thursday, August 8, 2013, blessed with 94 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Leonard Voykin at the Brilliant Cultural Centre on Friday, August 16, 1013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon, followed by interment in the Brilliant Cemetery. 

 

LUCY EVDOKIMOFF

Lucy EvdokimoffLucy Evdokimoff of Perry’s Siding passed away at Nelson Jubilee Manor on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, blessed with 82 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Harry Zeabin at Appledale Community Hall on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Perry’s Siding Cemetery. 

 

MIKE KURNOFF

Mike KurnoffMike Kurnoff of Castlegar passed away peacefully at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on Thursday, July 18, 2013, blessed with 84 years of life.

Funeral Services will be held at Castlegar Funeral Chapel on Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by the interment in Park Memorial Cemetery. 

 

ELAINE MAIR

Elaine MairElaine Marie Mair, of Castlegar, BC, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. She was blessed with 70 years of life. A Funeral Service will be held at the Pentecostal Church in Castlegar on Wednesday, July 24th beginning at 10:30 A.M.

The family invites all friends and relatives to attend her service. (Castlegar Pentecostal New Life Assembly – 602 7th Street in Castlegar, BC)

Funeral Arrangements will be in care of the Castlegar Funeral Chapel Obituary … 

 

JOHN KAZAKOFF

John KazakoffJohn Peter Kazakoff, of Ootischenia, BC, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 11, 2013, blessed with 64 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Peter Relkoff at the Brilliant Cultural Centre on Thursday, July 18, 2013, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon, followed by interment in Park Memorial Cemetery in Castlegar.

Castlegar Funeral Chapel is in care of arrangements.
Condolences …  Obituary … 

 

GEORGE GRITCHEN

George GritchenWith deep sadness the family announces the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, George William Gritchen. George passed away at the Sunshine Manor in Grand Forks, BC, on Thursday July 11, 2013, blessed with 84 years of life.

Funeral services will be officiated by Paul J. Seminoff beginning at 10:00 AM on Monday, July 15, 2013 at the USCC Community Center in Grand Forks, with burial to follow at the Sion Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Everett Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home.  View Obituary … 

 

PAULINE KINAKIN

Pauline KinakinPauline Kinakin of Castlegar passed away at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, blessed with 84 years of life.

Funeral Services will be held at Castlegar Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in Park Memorial Cemetery.
Obituary … 

 

NOLAN MICHAEL SALIKEN

Nolan SalikenNolan Michael “Misha” Saliken, son of Sarah and Peter Saliken of Raspberry Village, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 5, 2013, blessed with 24 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Peter Zaytsoff at the Brilliant Cultural Centre on Friday, July 12, 2013 from 9:30 AM until 12:00 Noon, followed by interment in the Ootischenia Cemetery. 

 

MOLLY SOUKEROFF

Molly SoukeroffWith heavy hearts the family of Molly Soukeroff, of Winlaw, BC, wishes to announce her passing at Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson, BC, on Monday, June 17, 2013, blessed with 77 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Leonard Markin at the Winlaw Community Hall on Monday, June 24, 2013, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by the interment at Perry’s Siding Cemetery. 

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NICK STRELAEFF

Nick StrelaeffNick Strelaeff of Grand Forks (formerly of Pass Creek) passed away at the Kelowna General Hospital on Saturday, June 1, 2013, blessed with 77 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Leonard Voykin in the Brilliant Cultural Centre on Thursday, June 6, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Pass Creek Cemetery. Arrangements are in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel. 

 

MICHAEL NAZAROFF

Michael NazaroffMichael Nazaroff of Oliver, BC (formerly of Castlegar) passed away at his home on Saturday, June 1, 2013, blessed with 86 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Mike W. Kanigan in the Brilliant Cultural Centre on Friday, June 7, 2013, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Ootischenia Cemetery.

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KOOZMA PEREVERSOFF

Koozma PereversoffKoozma (Joe) Pereverzoff of Pass Creek, BC, passed away at his home on Sunday, May 26, 2013, blessed with 89 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Leonard Voykin at the Brilliant Cultural Centre on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Pass Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Koozma’s Memory may be made to ISKRA, Box 760, Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H0.

VIOLET DERGOUSOFF

Violet DergousoffViolet Dergousoff of Surrey, BC, formerly of Slocan Park, BC, passed away at Suncreek Village in Surrey, on Thursday, May 2, 2013, blessed with 91 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Leonard Markin at the Slocan Park Community Hall on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon, followed by interment in the Slocan Park Cemetery.

Arrangements are in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel 

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PETER J. VEREGIN

Peter VereginIt is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father and grandfather, Peter John Veregin.  Peter passed away in Grand Forks, BC, at Ivy House of the Silver Kettle Village on Friday, May 3, 2013, blessed with 90 years of life.

Funeral services will be officiated by Paul J. Seminoff beginning at 10:00 AM on Friday, May10, 2013 at the USCC Community Center in Grand Forks, with burial to follow at the Sion Cemetery.

See Full Obituary…   Condolences … 

 

GEORGE EVDOKIMOFF

George EvdokimoffGeorge Evdokimoff of Perry’s Siding passed away at Kootenay Lake Hospital on Monday, April 29, 2013, blessed with 86 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Harry Zeabin at the Appledale Community Hall on Monday, May 6, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Perry’s Siding Cemetery

 

HELEN ARGOTOFF

Helen ArgotoffSadly the family of Helen Argotoff of South Slocan, wishes to announce her passing at Castleview Care Centre, on Sunday, April 28, 2013, blessed with 92 years of life.

Funeral Services will be officiated by Sid Malakoff at Crescent Valley Community Hall on Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon with interment in the Krestova Cemetery. 

 

ANDREW SAVINKOFF

Andrew SavinkoffSadly the family of Andrew Savinkoff wishes to announce his passing at Nelson Jubilee Manor, on Monday, April 22, 2013, blessed with 79 years of life.

Funeral Services were officiated by Sid Malakoff at the Appledale Community Hall on Monday, April 29, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by the interment in the Perry’s Siding Cemetery.
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FRED SOLOVEOFF

Fred SoloveoffIT is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father and grandfather, Fred J. Soloveoff. Fred passed away on Friday, April 19, 2013, at the Hardy View Lodge in Grand Forks, B.C. at the age of 89, just one month short of his 90th birthday.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at 10 AM at the USCC Community Center in Grand Forks, with burial to follow at the Sion Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Everett Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home.
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CECIL PLANEDIN

Cecil PlanedinCecil William Planedin, 68, of Victoria BC, passed away surrounded by family, Tuesday April 2, 2013.

Born December 7, 1944 to Anne and William Planedin in the Doukhobor community of Grand Forks, BC, Cecil was the youngest of eight children. In the first graduating class of the Kootenay School of Art in 1963, he met Mary Jennifer Whittall in 1966, and they married in June of 1972.

Cecil is survived by his siblings, Patsy, Marie, Annabelle and Gordon, his ‘Partner in Time’ Jenny, his amazing children, and his beloved grand-daughter Koa.

A celebration of his life, and artwork, will be held in Fernwood, Victoria on Sunday,
April 21, 2013.  See Full Obituary … 

 

TINA MALOFF

Tina MaloffTina Maloff of Thrums, BC passed away at Castleview Care Centre on Thursday, April 11, 2013, blessed with 87 years of life. She passed away four days after her husband Peter.

Funeral Services will be held at Castlegar Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Brilliant Cemetery.
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PETER MALOFF

Peter MaloffPeter Maloff of Thrums passed away at Castleview Care Centre on Sunday, April 7, 2013, blessed with 89 years of life.

Funeral service will be held at Castlegar Funeral Chapel on Friday, April 12, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Brilliant Cemetery.
See Full Obituary … 

 

ELI SOUKEROFF

Eli SoukeroffEli Soukeroff of Winlaw, BC passed away at the Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson, BC, on Thursday, April 4, 2013, blessed with 57 years of life.

Funeral Services will be held at the Winlaw Community Hall on Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon followed by interment in the Perry’s Siding Cemetery

 

GEORGE SWETLISHOFF

George SwetlishoffGeorge G. Swetlishoff of Krestova, BC, passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, blessed with 68 years of life.

Funeral services will be held in the Krestova Community Hall on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon, followed by interment in the Krestova Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in George’s Memory may be made payable to Valerie Balchewski, Financial Secretary,Krestova Community Hall, 3325 Krestova Road,Krestova, BC V0G 1H2 or directly to Valerie Balchewski, Financial Secretary, or made payable to the USCC, ISKRA, Box 760, Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H0

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MIKE ANTIFAOFF

Mike AntifaoffMike Antifaoff passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Silver Kettle Care Home in Grand Forks, BC. A funeral Service will be held on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the USCC Community Center in Grand Forks, with burial to follow at the Sion Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Everett Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home.
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POLLY CHUTSKOFF

Polly ChutskoffLong time resident of Grand Forks, BC, Polly Chutskoff passed away suddenly on March 15, 2013 at the age of 87, in White Rock, BC.

Polly is survived by her son Howard and his wife Lorraine; son-in-law Neil Meehan; grandchildren Misha, Andrei and Matvei Chutskoff, Kristina Meehan-Prins and her husband Allan, Joe and Nick Meehan and great-grandson Emmit Prins.

A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the USCC Community Centre in Grand Forks with burial to follow at the Sion Doukhobor Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Everett Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home.

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DIANE MAKAOFF WALKER

Diane WalkerWith tears and heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved Diane in Boundary Hospital, Grand Forks, BC, on March 11, 2013. Diane was born in Grand Forks February 10, 1944, to parents Fred and Nellie Makaoff, where she also met and married Ward Walker with whom she had two children.

Diane will be forever remembered and sadly missed by her son Gary in Grand Forks and her daughter Tara (Murray) in Pitt Meadows, granddaughters Hailey and Jayden, Pitt Meadows, older brother Frank (Frances) Makaoff in Grand Forks and younger sister Connie (Ken) Arishenkoff, also in Grand Forks, and nieces and nephews. Diane was pre-deceased by her parents, aunt Helen Hutchinson (Rezansoff), uncles Frank and John (Blade) Rezansoff.

Cremation and no service by request; arrangements entrusted to Everett and Deborah Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home. A private family service will be held at a later date.
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MARY MAXWELL (MALOFF)

Mary MaxwellMary Maxwell (nee) Maloff, age 90, passed away peacefully, March 4, 2013, in Maple Ridge BC, with her grandson Blair Streloff and granddaughter Trish Streloff holding her hands. Originally from Taghum BC, Mary later moved to Grand Forks with husband Fred Voykin and daughter Mary Voykin; she was pre-deceased by both. She moved to the West Coast with husband Mike (Masloff) Maxwell in 1969. She’ll be missed by her family, grandson Blair, granddaughter Trish, great granddaughter Ella and great grandson Caleb.

Funeral services for Mary will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the Castlegar Funeral Chapel; burial to follow at the Brilliant Cemetery with a reception at the Brilliant Cultural Centre.

The family invites all friends and distant relatives to attend her service and will be grateful for the support from the community – hopefully an opportunity to re-kindle lost connections with people from her past.

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NADIA TAYLOR

Nadia TaylorNadia Taylor passed away at Boundary Hospital, February 23, 2013. Born August 4, 1951 in Grand Forks to parents William (Bill) & Olga (Elsie) Argotoff, Naida married Edward Bolinoff and had her daughter Stacey. Naida worked for Vergo Developments, Abetkoff farms and GF Recycling. She later married Ian Taylor and they had a son Derek. Naida’s hobbies were reading, crocheting and knitting. She also enjoyed doing her ceramics & her Word Search. After a stroke in 1996, Naida’s health deteriorated, till her passing.

Naida will be sadly missed by her loving husband Ian, daughter Stacy (Terry), son Derek and granddaughter Sutton, her sisters Marlene Ulmer and Nancy Kajel, nephew Bill Argotoff, sister-in-law Elizabeth Argotoff, and numerous cousins. Naida was predeceased by her parents, brother John, niece Debbie Kajel, and brothers-in-law Roy Ulmer and Elmer Kajel. Cremation; no service by request. Arrangements entrusted to Everett Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home

 

MIKE S. ZIBIN

Mike ZibinMike S. Zibin of Grand Forks, BC passed away February 11, 2013, age 90. Born in Grand Forks April 13, 1922, youngest of the five children of Sam and Mary Zibin, Mike married Annette Stushnoff in 1946, and they lived in Grand Forks all their life. Mike was predeceased by his parents and siblings many years ago and by his beloved wife Annette in 2008. He is survived by his three children: son Larry and wife Nina of Grand Forks, son Tom and wife Loveron of Langley, BC, daughter Sandra and husband Dave Gould of Victoria, BC; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren and their families; and many other relatives.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 18, 2013 at the USCC Community Center in Grand Forks, with burial to follow at the Sion Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Everett Baker of Grand Forks Funeral Home.
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DONALD GEORGE SISSONS

Donald SissonsDonald Sissons of Christina Lake, BC passed away suddenly on February 7th, 2013 age 67. Don was born in Hamilton, Ontario. He married Polly Samoyloff in 2000 while living in Kamloops, BC and they recently retired to Christina Lake.

Don is survived by his wife Polly and her sons Perry (Zulphia), Lawrence, Stephan (Deena), Dwayne (Sally), and her nine grandchildren. He is also survived by his father George of Vernon, BC and sisters Judy of Vernon, Theresa of Nanaimo, BC and family.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 15, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at the Grand Forks United Church with burial to follow in the Evergreen Cemetery and reception at the Grand Forks USCC Community Centre.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Don’s name to the Kelowna General Hospital Cardiac Care Unit or will gratefully be accepted to plant a tree in Don’s honour

 

BAILEY THERESE LABOSSIERE

Bailey LabossiereWith profound sadness we announce the sudden passing on January 30, 2013 of our daughter and sister Bailey LaBossiere in Langley, BC at age 30. She is survived by her father Carl LaBossiere of Langley, her mother Kathy LaBossiere and stepfather Michael Makortoff of Grand Forks, sister Chelsea, grandparents Alec and Florence Kalmakoff, close friend Garnett, relatives and friends. Predeceased by grandparents Antonin and Therèse LaBossiere. Born September 30, 1983, and raised in Grand Forks, BC, from the moment of her birth Bailey brought a sense of joy that’ll be with us forever. – Bailey, we love you – we’ll always cherish the wonderful memories, and you will remain in our hearts forever.

Funeral service will be held at Grand Forks Funeral Home on Saturday, February 9 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bailey’s name to the SPCA or to the charity of your choice.

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ELIZABETH CHERNOFF

Elizabeth ChernoffElizaabeth Chernoff of Grand Forks, B.C. passed away at the Kelowna General Hospital on January 13, 2013 with her family by her side. She was blessed with 86 years of life. Elizabeth is survived by her three daughters, Betty (John) Sapriken, Gloria (Walter) Zoobkoff, Terry (Tony) Chursinoff, 6 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and her sister, Kay Fuller.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2013, at the USCC Community Centre with burial to follow in the Sion Cemetery; Castlegar Funeral Chapel care of arrangements; Fay Malins officiating. 

 

PAUL VERIGIN

Paul VeriginPaul A. Verigin of Kelowna, BC (formerly of Grand Forks, BC), passed away peacefully on January 5, 2013 at the age of 72. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy, daughter Patty and her husband Lance Davidson and their sons Jade and Jesse; also, daughter Marianne Verigin; and son Larry Verigin and his wife Diana.

Paul was an example of what living a good life was all about. He was a strong, kind, loving man who was an independent thinker and always up for a challenge. He will be missed.

A memorial service will be held at Springfield Funeral Home, in Kelowna on Saturday, January 12, 2013, at 11:00 am.
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