It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved brother, uncle, and great-uncle, Slawko Subtelny on the evening of November 15, 2021 at Dauphin Personal Care Home, at the age of 80 years with his brother, Mike by his side. Slawko leaves to mourn his brother, Mike Subtelny, niece, Jane Marek and family, nephew, Bill Drebit and family, niece Judy Ternowetsky and family, nephew, Terry Drebit and family, nephew, Donald Drebit and family, Michael Subtelny and family, Rick Subtelny and family and niece, Stephanie Subtelny and family. He was an amazing and kind man who often had a smile on his face and had a heart of gold. He was such a phenomenal uncle and will be fondly remembered by his numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Slawko was predeceased by his parents, Andrew and Mary (Gudz) Subtelny, his sister, Stella Drebit (brother-in-law Steve), and brothers, John Subtelny (sister in-law Virginia), Harry Subtelny and Morris Subtelny (sister in-law Margaret) as well as niece Sharon Subtelny.
Slawko was born on December 28,1940 in Ethelbert, Manitoba. Following school, Slawko farmed and worked various jobs; the docks in Churchill, MB, construction in Regina, SK as well as CN Rail. For most of his life he enjoyed farming the land and bred and raised cattle with his brother Mike Subtelny in the Ethelbert area. He also gardened and raised chickens, pigs, horses, ducks, turkeys and various other livestock over the years.
In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba or St Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church.
Limited capacity of 50 people at the funeral home in Dauphin and 25 people at the church in Ethelbert. COVID guidelines were followed.
Prayers were offered on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm from the Sneath-Strilchuk Family Care Centre in Dauphin.
A Funeral Liturgy was held for Slawko on Monday, November 22, 2021 at 10:00 am from the Sts Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Ethelbert.
Interment than followed in the Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery.
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Alzheimer Society of Manitoba
120 Donald Street, Winnipeg MB R3C 4G2