On Feb. 27, 2011, our beloved mother Anastasia "Nellie" Tymchyshen passed away in St. Joseph's Care Group after a valiant struggle against Chronic Lymphosetic Leukemia.
Mom was born in Stubourn, Manitoba on April 14, 1926 to Franck and Maria Bodnarchuk. Having a the combination of being an excellent cook and having a Ukranian background Nellie made the world's best Perogies and Holupchi.
She is survived by her sons Dick (Fran) of Fort Erie, ON, Allen (Sherry) of Thunder Bay, daughter Pat (Don) Clark of Maple Bay, B.C., five grandchildren Jaason, Darcie, Jenny, Holly, and Katie, four great grandchildren Cody, Hannah, Abby and Brooke, sisters Kay Duboff of Seattle, Wa., and Ann Bodnarchuk, brother Bill Bodnarchuk of Vita, Man., as well as by nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was predeceased by her husband Joseph in March of 1990, sisters Lena Krystalovich and Jesse Manness and brother John Bodnarchuk.
We would like to express our deepest appreciation to all of the St. Joseph's Hospice for the understanding and compassion shown to Nellie, to Dr. Kathy Simpson at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Cancer Clinic for the excellent care and thoughtfulness, the nurses at the Chemo Dept. for their dedication and to Rev. Barbara for the thoughtful and meaningful prayers for Nellie.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 10 a.m. in the Sargent & Son Funeral Chapel, 21 N. Court Street, with Rev. Barbara Fugelsang presiding.
Memorial vistiation will be held on Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Sargent & Son Chapel.
Interment will take place in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorials to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at www.sargentandson.com.