Nickolas Gushulak, of Kamloops, B.C., passed away on his Birthday, Saturday, July 14, 2012, at the age of 94.
Nickolas is survived by his loving children, Carol (Ken) Churchwell of Kamloops, B.C. and Julian (Dianne) Gushulak of Kamloops, B.C.; and grandchildren, Wendy (Derek) Lorcher, and Christopher, David, Sally, and Vance Gushulak.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Katherina; two sons, Freddy and David; granddaughter, Melanie Norton; and six brothers and two sisters.
Dad lived in Fort Frances, Ont. from 1939-83, working at the paper mill there for 36 years, retiring in 1981 before moving to Kamloops in 1983.
He was a longstanding member of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of All Saints and the Order of St. Andrews.
Dad loved fishing and hunting, and was still hunting with his son well into his 80s. He told great stories and had a wonderful sense of humour.
Prayers were recited Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 7 p.m. at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of All Saints (1044 8th St. in Kamloops).
Funeral services took place Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the church, with Arch Priest Rev. Isador Woronchuk officiating.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be offered at www.kamloopsfuneralhome.com