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DRANCHUK, Eleanore Margarite

DRANCHUK, Eleanore Margarite

Eleanore Margarite Dranchuk (Hawrysh) passed away peacefully on July 28, 2017 at the Central Okanagan Hospice House. Eleanore was born in Meachem Sask and turned 89 on July 24, 2017. Eleanore is survived by her husband Peter, her sister Virginia, her sons James (Kim) and Peter (Lynn) and grandchildren Nolan and Lukas. She was predeceased by her sister Victoria. Eleanore met her husband while both were teaching in Alberta and moved to Kelowna in 1968 where she raised her family. Eleanore put up a brave fight with lung cancer which she was diagnosed with earlier this year. Her first priority was family and continued to visit and care for her husband Peter the day before her sudden death. Nothing made her happier than being with her family and of course, feeding her grandchildren.
Service will be held at the Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1091 Coronation Ave at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 5, 2017. Reception and graveside service to follow.
In lieu of flowers donations to BC Cancer Agency.


Condolence Messages
  • Aug 13, 2017
    Peter and family, I was saddened to hear of cousin Eleanore's passing. Sending sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers from a large number of Florek cousins who keep in touch. Marie (Florek) Harris
  • Aug 06, 2017
    We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family.
    Lynn Tamaki and family.
  • Aug 04, 2017
    Our thoughts and prayers are with Jimmy & Peter Jr. and family at this sad time. Sorry to hear the sudden news and unable to make the trip to Kelowna at this time.
    Deepest sympathies
    Brenda Toporowski & family from Calgary
  • Aug 04, 2017
    I got to know Eleanore quite well while I worked at DLJ and she was such an amazing lady that had such love and dedication to Peter. I was shocked to read that she passed away and she will be missed dearly. Thoughts with you all at this time.
    Keri Hagen, LPN
  • Aug 03, 2017
    Peter and family, so sorry to hear about the loss of Eleanore, she was a beacon of light and happiness and I know she adored you. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. She always had a smile on her face and she will be missed.
    Cindy Menghini
    Daycare Connection Childcare Society staff and DLJ volunteer
  • Aug 03, 2017
    Peter, Jimmie & Peter Jr (as we know you as little guys since 1970!!),
    So sorry for your Mother's sudden passing. We are away and can't attend the funeral . Our thoughts & prayers are with you.
    Veecha Pamyat - Eternal Memories.
    With Kind Regards,
    Eldon & Liz Hnylycia
  • Aug 02, 2017
    We are so sorry for your loss, Eleanore was so very sweet , and we all loved her visits with Peter at DLJ Our hearts and prayer go out to your family, Hedy
  • Aug 02, 2017
    Jim, Peter & family, we were shocked to hear the passing of your mother. We have been friends with Peter and Eleanor since the early 70's and have many fond memories of our numerous get-to-gethers. Sorry we are unable to be at the service as we will be out of town, but our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Memories Eternal,
    Morris & Shirley Buchy
  • Aug 02, 2017
    Deepest sympathies to the Dranchuk family, so sorry for your loss
    Judy Elderkin
  • Aug 02, 2017
    Sorry to hear of your loss. Fond memories back to 1968 at Dr. Knox.
    Jim Oakes
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