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Paul Holowachuk

February 2, 1937 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Paul Holowachuk Obituary

Paul Holowachuk passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2024 at the age of 86 years at Dauphin Regional Health Centre.

Paul was born on February 2, 1937 to Michael and Anne Holowachuk. He was the 5th of 6 sons, and the 2nd youngest in the family.  He grew up on the farm, working very hard tending to cattle, horses and land. 

Paul married Elizabeth Bilinsky on September 12, 1959. They settled on a homestead west of Rorketon had 6 children, 2 sons and 4 daughters.  Much later, after their youngest left home, they became parents again to Anna and Peter, their niece and nephew.

Paul is survived by his wife Elizabeth, daughter Rosalie of Dauphin, son Lester (Tina) of Dauphin, daughter Diane (Alex) of Dauphin, and daughter Jeanette (Clem) of Winnipeg. Also, Anna (Tony) of Brandon, and Peter (Tonya) of Rorketon.

He was predeceased by his parents; Michael and Anne, his 6 brothers; Pete, Steve, Alex, Martin, Murray and John. As well as his 4 sisters; Mary, Lena, Nellie and Pauline. Also, sisters-in-law; Joyce, Betty, and brothers-in-law; Leslie, Tony and Fred. He also is predeceased by his son-in-law Donald, son Arnold and daughter Karen.

Paul is remembered by his grandchildren: Dawn (Rob) of Dauphin, Mathew (Sue) of Carberry, Cindy (Roger) of Rhein (Saskatchewan), Jenna of Winnipeg, Danielle of Winnipeg, Jenalle (Steve) of Dauphin, Devon (Amber) of Fork River, Mercedes (Curtis), Caleb (Abby) and Lakisha (Sean) of Brandon, Jordan (Paige) of Miami, and Jessy of Rorketon. 

He also leaves to mourn his 5 great-grandchildren: Stuart, Louis, Adam, Natalie and Jorey.

At this time, the family would like to thank Dr. Fjelsted, nurses and aides for the compassionate and empathetic care given to Dad in his final days.

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Prayers were offered on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 7:00 pm from Sneath-Strilchuk Family Care Centre in Dauphin, MB.

Funeral Liturgy was held on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 10:00 am from Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Rorketon, MB .  Interment followed in Weiden Ukrainian Catholic Parish Cemetery in Weiden, MB.  Pallbearers were Devon Bourdin, Alex Deczycia, Clem Delaurier, Rob Fisher, John Holowachuk, Mathew Pshebylo.

Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Paul may be made to Lawrence Recreation Centre, PO Box 220, Rorketon, MB R0L 1R0 

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Prayer Service
January 23, 2024

7:00 PM
Sneath-Strilchuk Family Care Centre, Dauphin
Riverside Road
Dauphin, MB R7N 2V3

Funeral Liturgy
January 24, 2024

10:00 AM
Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church
RM of Lakeshore
Rorketon, MB R0L 1G0


Lawrence Recreation Centre
c/o RM of Lakeshore PO Box 220, Rorketon MB R0L 1R0


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