Mr. Nicholas “Nick” STARANCHUK

Mr. Nicholas “Nick” Staranchuk late of Abbotsford passed away peacefully in his sleep July 26, 2005 at the age of 85 years.

Nick grew up on the family farm in Ethelbert, Manitoba. He met and married Marie, a local girl from Ethelbert. He enlisted in the Army during WWII and was sent to Vernon, BC for military training. After the war Nick moved back to Swan River, Manitoba where he and Marie raised their family — daughters Barbara (Richard) and Audrey (Roger). Nick was an excellent automotive mechanic. He loved to be in the garden and took special pride in his crop of fruits and vegetables. After retirement Nick and Marie moved to Abbotsford to be near their children and family. Nick had a great love for his grandchildren Collin, Shannon, Cody and Jesse. He enjoyed spending time with them whenever possible.

Nick was predeceased by Marie in 1987.

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