passed away at the Ladysmith & District Hospital on April 02, 2006. Mike was born in Toledo, Ohio, on April 08,1927. and at a young age moved with his family to his father’s home near Vita Manitoba. In the late 1950’s now with a young family of his own, he moved to Kitimat,BC, and worked at Alcan for the next 25 years. His retirement years were spent in Aldergrove, BC. And then Ladysmith. Mike was predeceased by his first wife Millie in 1982, and second wife Jan in 1999, and step-son Dave Prochuk in 2000.
He is survived by his daughters: Cathy (Jon) Henderson of New Westminster, Sandra Chorney (Kirk Giddy) of Mississauga, Ont., step-daughters: Dawn (Paul) Leech and Terri Flynn (Paul Viaw) both of Mission, BC., sister Jeannie Moroziuk of Winnipeg and brother Basil in Washington State, also grandson and love of his life Justice and grandchildren in Mission, A kind and gentle man, he’ll be forever in our hearts. “we love you dad/papa”. Memorial service to be held on Friday April 07,2006 at 1:00 P.M. in Telford’s Mortuary Chapel 112 French St. Ladysmith, BC.