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SEMCHUK, Sophie

SEMCHUK, Sophie

Sophie Semchuk passed away on November 6, 2017 at the age of 87. She is survived by her loving family: sons: Gary (Bev) of Prince Albert, SK, Wes (Micki) of Kelowna, BC, Zane of Kelowna, BC; grandchildren: Lori, Lindsey, Brendan, Zach, Zoey, Zabrina; great grandchildren: Brianna, Ashlyn, Keegan, Julianne, Lauren, Andrew, Emilia; nieces: Carol Parson, Anne Schmigelski and Evelyn Benrot. She was predeceased by her husband Gerald (John) Semchuk; brother Bill Yakubchuk of Prince Albert, SK; sisters: Nellie Smigelski, Annie Stratychuk and Mary Podhordeski.
Sophie was born on a small farm (Kalyna) North of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. She married John Semchuk in 1949 and they started their family on the farm. They went into the hospitality industry soon after that, making many friends throughout Saskatchewan. They moved to Kelowna in 1971 and were involved with the Ukrainian Catholic Church for many years. She enjoyed travel, friends and most of all, family. She will be very much missed by her family.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 10:00 am at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.


Condolence Messages
  • Nov 13, 2017
    Wes and Zane, sorry for your loss guys, remember the good times, take care. Allan Siegmann
  • Nov 11, 2017
    I am so sorry for your loss. I just now read about it so missed the service yesterday. My love goes out to you all, especially to Wes and Zane who were like brothers to me. You are in our thoughts. Kenna, Shane and Shaun.
  • Nov 09, 2017
    Dear Wes & Micki
    So sorry to hear of your mom"s passing. What a great lady. It was a pleasure to get to visit with her. Love to you all.
    Delores Fossum
  • Nov 09, 2017
    Dear Micki and family, so sorry to hear of your mom, mother-in-law, grandma and great grandma's passing. I know that you will miss her dearly. May all your happy memories of her give you comfort during this difficult time. Thinking of you.
    Melody and Paul Kouwenhoven
  • Nov 09, 2017
    Our sincere condolences to the Semchuk family, Gary, Wes and Zane.
    Joe Keeley & Vickie Barron
  • Nov 09, 2017
    Gary & Bev, Wes & Micki, and Zane,
    We are sorry for the loss of your Mother and Grandmother.
    Auntie Sophie was a very special Auntie to us. We will miss her dearly.
    May the special memories you shared with your MOM live forever in your heart and bring you comfort through all the days ahead.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
    Love, Clem & Evelyn Benrot
  • Nov 09, 2017
    Wes & Micki, Gary & Bev, Zane & families,
    Our sincere condolences on the loss of your Mother. The family volume is closed - but only to be continued. As time goes on, cherished memories will bring you peace and your Mom will always be very close to you. We know the memories of Mom's wits & humour will continue and will be cherished and mocked by yourselves. Eternal Memories,
    Veechnaya Pamyat Sophie.
    Very Sincerely, Eldon & Liz
  • Nov 08, 2017
    Wes & Micki, my sincere condolences to you and your family on your Mom's passing.
    Gord Hoffman
  • Nov 08, 2017
    Wes and family, we only got to meet your Mom once at the restaurant that night, but what a wonderful lady she was!!! Spirit like that is rare and a wonder to behold. She will be missed and our thoughts are with you at this most difficult time.
    Norman & Maureen Poch
  • Nov 08, 2017
    Wes & Micki, we are sorry to hear about your loss. We are thinking of you.
    Hwy 33 Autopro staff
  • Nov 08, 2017
    To the family,
    I send you love and comfort at this very sad time. Remembering Sophie as a kind and gentle woman. May all your good memories help you heal. God bless you all.
    Sophie Armitage
  • Nov 08, 2017
    What a sweet, sweet lady, always with a twinkle in her eye. I am so glad to have had the pleasure of meeting her and seeing her smile daily for the past four years I got to know her. She raised a wonderful family and lived a good life.
    Thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Doug Watson
  • Nov 08, 2017
    Wes,
    I was so sorry to hear of Sophie's passing. I have enjoyed my short visits with her at Fernbrae on Mondays when I drop off the TV Guides gathered from the newspapers that we receive at the Transit base. I will miss her and will always remember her fondly. My condolences to you and your family.
    Michelle
  • Nov 08, 2017
    Dear Family,
    Auntie Sophie will always hold a very special place in my heart. I always looked up to her as she was so beautiful and kind. I loved keeping her up to date on my family and sharing sharing a pride in Ukrainian dance with her. She will be missed dearly. You are in my thoughts and prayers
    Love, Michelle Benrot-Carnie
  • Nov 07, 2017
    Dear Wes & Miki, I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing Wes. The family will miss her very much, especially the grandchildren,
    love, Alice Lundy.
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