Ihor passed away peacefully after a tenacious 4 year battle with cancer. He was deeply loved by, and will be missed by his wife of 52 years, Valentina (Mychajlowska), son Peter (Melissa Russell), daughter Ulyana (Daniel Kuzmycz) and granddaughter Nina, as well as his sisters Sonia and Oksana (John Leeson) and his sister-in-law Lydia (Daniel Huzyk)
Ihor was born and raised in Sudbury and taught History and Music at Lasalle Secondary School. He was a talented, musician who played the violin, bandura, alto horn and piano. He moved to Toronto in 1973 and became a partner in Bloor Travel Agency where his extensive travels and his empathy proved to be invaluable assets. He was an active member of the Ukrainian community in Sudbury and Toronto. Ihor was a proud and long-standing member of The COSBILD Club, The Canadian Ukrainian Opera Association and the Hole in One Tennis Group, among others.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation, Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal www.cufoundation.ca/.
Please review the times as some details have been updated.
Panakhyda will be at 7pm Thursday evening.
The family respectfully request all in attendance at the visitation and service to please wear a mask
June 09, 2022
Cardinal Funeral Home - Annette Chapel
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Panakhyda at 7:00 p.m.
June 10, 2022
All Saints of Ukraine, St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre, 1280 Dundas St. W., Oakville
June 10, 2022
St. Volodymyr Cemetery