Obituary of Walter Semeniuk
WALTER (VOLODYMYR) SEMENIUK
July 24, 1921 - March 4, 2018
Peacefully, and surrounded by family, at Stedman Community Hospice, Brantford Ontario on Sunday March 4, 2018 in his 97th year. Beloved husband of Zina (2012) for 62 years, and loving father of Orest (Maria) and Borys (Rachelle). Proud and devoted Dido to Lara (Jordan Herald), Bianca (Andrew Johnston), Will Semeniuk, and adoring Pra-Dido to Mabel (Johnston). Dear Brother-in-law to George Ochrym and his wife Jean, Uncle to their children Natalie and Alex (Anya), Great Uncle to their children Theo, Marcus and Roxane and Father-in-law to Anna Teskey. Walter immigrated to Canada in 1949 and soon after earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Toronto. He worked as a pharmacist in West Toronto until he was 74 years old and was fluent in four languages. Walter will be fondly remembered by his extended family and friends in Canada, USA and Ukraine, for his intellect, sharp wit and charming sense of humour. The family wishes to express our heartfelt thanks to the exceptionally skilled and compassionate caregivers and volunteers at Stedman Community Hospice who provided us with support and ensured Walter's final weeks were spent in comfort, peace and dignity. Donations to the Hospice are greatly appreciated https://www.sjlc.ca/donate-now. A Funeral to celebrate Walter's life will be held on Wednesday March 7, at 10:30 am in the Chapel of All Saints Ukraine, 1280 Dundas St. West, Oakville, followed by Interment at the neighbouring St. Volodymyr Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at http://mccleisterfuneralhome.ca/.
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