July 12, 1921 – November 28, 2019
It is with great sadness and sorrow that our family announces the passing of Pauline Symchuk in Salmon Arm, BC on November 28, 2019, at the age of 98.
Pauline Symchuk was born on July 12, 1921 to Annie and Michael (Mike) Klym of Lowland, Manitoba, Canada.
Pauline is predeceased by her parents Annie and Michael Klym. Being one of 6 siblings, she is predeceased by her brothers; Harry, John, Bill and Andrew (Klym), as well as by her husband Paul Symchuk and son Ernie James.
Survived by brother Mike Klym and children; Carol, Val, Sheila, Brian (Christine) and Livia. Grandchildren; Leslie, Michael, Shauna, Nina May, and Gregory. Great grandchildren, Alexander, Jasper and Cadence. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Pauline was one awesome, strong, courageous, beautiful survivor who always did the best she could. Pauline was born in Lowland Manitoba, was a prairie girl at heart spending many years farming and then in the early 1960’s moved with husband and young family to the beautiful Shuswap and Sicamous, BC.
Pauline spent many years in the laundry and housekeeping industry. Over the years she greatly enjoyed bowling, gardening, baking (awesome pies!), needlework and loved ice cream. She also loved road trips and air travel (Mexico, Ukraine and Italy-Vatican). Pauline was also a member of the church choir at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. She also volunteered with the church catering and Meals on Wheels. She was even chosen as an adopted Gramma by a local student.
Pauline spent her last few years at The Good Samaritan Hillside Village in Salmon Arm, BC. We would like to thank all the wonderful volunteers and staff at Hillside Village for their compassionate care.
Pauline loved her family very much and her memory will be cherished forever. Pauline will be missed by all.
Funeral services will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Sicamous, BC on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10 am. Interment to be in Lowland, Manitoba, Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10 am.
Online condolences may be sent to Pauline’s family through her obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com
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