M. Wasyl Szymucha
1924 - 2022
December 15, 1924 - June 16, 2022
It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Wasyl Szymucha on June 16th, 2022. He passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Santa Cabrini Hospital at the age of 97. Wasyl will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his devoted wife of 72 years Jean (nee Holden), treasured children Natalie and Lesia, cherished granddaughter Andrea (Phil), and great-grandchildren Ellis and Maelie.
Deeply devoted to his faith and love for singing, Wasyl was a member of the choir at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. He also had a passion for cooking and was very proud of his work as Head Chef for the Royal Bank of Canada Cafeteria for over 25 years. His pride and joy were his family. He was a kind, generous and loving family man who will be mourned by many friends and family in Montreal, Toronto, and the Ukraine.
Viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 21 from 5.00 pm to 9:00 pm at Alfred Dallaire Memoria, 3254 Bellechasse Street, Montreal. Panachyda at 7:30 pm. Church service on June 22 at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukranian Catholic Church, 6175 10th Avenue, Montreal at 11:00 am, followed by burial at the Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal would be appreciated.