The family of Rose Huchulak (nee Rusnak) wishes to announce the passing of their beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother on Thursday, October 10 in Nanaimo, B.C.
She is predeceased by her mother Doris Rusnak (nee Brucinowsky) and father George Rusnak; her husband, Nick Huchulak; her brothers, Steve, Jack, Alex, Tommy, and sisters, Lena and Annie; and her son, Eugene Huchulak.
She is survived by: her son Delmor Huchulak, her daughters Geri Elchuk, Genevieve Huchulak and Colleen Dunn; her grandchildren Mark, Kevin, Jody (Jackson); Zane, Zackery, Avery, Nik (Dunn) and Peter (Dunn); her great grandchildren Samantha, Courtney, Megan, Nicole, MacKenzie, Spencer, Tanner, Rayelle, and Jardin Huchulak.
Rose Huchulak (nee Rusnak) was born on July 4th, 1920 in Smoky Lake, Alberta and attended school at Ruthenia. She married Nick Huchulak on July 28, 1938 and the family lived in Andrew, Edmonton, Shandro and Warspite. Her final seventeen years were spent in Fernie, B.C.. Rose was an avid gardener, a gourmet cook and a superb seamstress. Her family was her life’s work and she worked tirelessly to provide them with all the modern comforts. She was devoted to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will live on through their fond memories and by living their lives with the same integrity and family values that she exemplified.
A funeral service was conducted in Nanaimo on October 15th, 2013.
A memorial service and burial at Sachava is planned for the spring of 2014.