October 7, 1961 – December 11, 2020.

It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Luba Stefania Lewyckyj on December 11, 2020, at the age of 59. Luba was surrounded by her family in the comfort of her home.

She is survived by her sisters Genia (Wally) Lachmaniuk and Daria (Orest)Twerdochlib. Proud aunt of Natalia (Volodia) Babicky, Oksana (Greg) Tkaczyk, Katherine (Andrew) Petruk and Stefan (Larissa) Twerdochlib. Cherished Great-aunt of  Zachary and Arianna Tkaczyk , Ryan and Damian Petruk and Victoria Babicky.

Luba will always be remembered for her zest for life, kindness, extraordinary love of Toronto sports teams, love of bowling, and unconditional love for her family. She loved her Ukrainian heritage and her Faith.

Due to current pandemic restrictions, the funeral will be by invitation only to limit the number of people in attendance and prevent the spread of COVID-19. We encourage those that are unable to attend in person to attend virtually on    

Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday December 15, 2020 at 10:30 am. A private interment will take place at Park Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church Mortgage Fund ( 300 River Oaks Boulevard East, Oakville, ON, L6H 5T1)

“Due to the current pandemic restrictions and under direction from our regulator, the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, effective November 14, 2020 all funerals and visitations will be by invitation only to limit the number of people in attendance and prevent the spread of COVID-19. We encourage those that are unable to attend in person to express their sympathy by posting a message of condolence to our website and or, donating to the charity."



Burial / Entombment / Cremation


January 14, 2021
Lida and Nelson Robbins January 14, 2021
Dear Genia, Wally, Darka, Orest and Families: Our deepest condolences to all of you for the loss of Luba. We will always remember and cherish all the memories we have of her. Vichnaya Pamyat, Luba.
December 21, 2020
Halyna Hilferink nee Stefaniuk
Dear Genia, Darka and families, Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the passing of your sister. May you find comfort in the loving memories you shared with her. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Vichnaya Pamiat!
December 15, 2020
Elizabeth Tkaczyszyn
Дорога Жалобна Родина, Глибоке співчутя складаємо Вам усім. Царство Небесне Покійні Любі Our sincere sympathies to you all. May fond memories always bring you comfort. Вічная Памя'ть Our Condolences Tkaczyszyn Family
December 14, 2020
Andrij & Nadia Kaliczynsky
Darka & Family, Our deepest condolences to you & your family for the loss of your sister/aunt. Remember her joy of life & the many happy memories you have of her. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time. Гай з Богом спочиває без болу ! Вічная Пам'ять Люба !
December 14, 2020
Daria, Wasyl, Bohdan, Lubomyr Stasyszyn, Ulana, Victor & Kostyk Shewel
Deepest condolences to your families. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Luba will be missed.
December 14, 2020
Patsy Kasij
Heartfelt condolences to your families. Many memories of Luba to treasure. May Luba’s Memory be Eternal. Vichnaya Pamyat.
December 14, 2020
Marusia, Michajo, Stefa Bien and Lemeza Families
Dear Genia, Darka and extended family, it is with heavy hearts and sadness that we have learned of Luba's passing. Precious memories flood back to us of sweet, loving Luba and many wonderful times. Our deepest condolences. Вічная Пам'ять
December 14, 2020
Irene Chwartacky
Dear Lachmaniuk and Twerdochlib Families. I was very saddened to learn of Luba's passing. I remember her conversations with me about the Blue Jays. She was a loving person who touched my life and many others. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Your families are in my thoughts and prayers.
December 13, 2020
Fr. Michael & Oksana Loza
Our sincerest condolences. Luba was a double blessing: she was a blessing to her family and her family was a blessing to her. Together - a tremendous blessing to our parish community.
December 13, 2020
Vera Kostecki
My sincere sympathies to the family. I know you will all miss her greatly. You were all wonderful, loving caregivers to her. She was a very sweet person. Unbelievable how she enjoyed the sports, especially the Blue Jays. Vichnaya Pamiat Luba.
December 13, 2020
Ivanka and Chester Bortkiewicz
Dear Lachmaniuk and Twerdochlib families, Your Luba was so blessed to be surrounded by such a lovingly family. May her reunion with her parents give you comfort. May she rest in peace.
December 13, 2020
Olya, Roman, Michael, and Andrew Stasiw
Dear Darka, Orest, and Family, and Genia, Wally, and Family, We are so sad to hear about the passing of dear Luba. Luba was such a kind and loving person. She will be greatly missed. Luba was also so lucky to have such a loving family. Our deepest condolences to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God give you all the strength to get through this difficult time. Вічная Пам'ять! Olya, Roman, Michael, Andrew Stasiw
December 12, 2020
Petro & Hania Woloszansky
I remember Luba coming to church with your parents, up on the balcony singing responds “Hospody pomyluj”. She truly was an Angel who was so loved. Our deepest condolences.