ObituaryAfter a long and courageous battle with cancer, Ihor Roman Borowets, 89, passed away on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 at the Bickle Centre with his loving family at his side. Visitation will take place on Thursday, January 9, 6:00 to 9:00 pm at Cardinal Funeral Home, Annette Chapel with the Panakhyda at 7:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at the All Saints of Ukraine Chapel in Oakville on Friday, January 10 at 10:00 am. Ihor will be laid to rest in the adjoining St. Volodymyr Cemetery. Ihor was born May 4th, 1924 to Volodymyr and Olena Borowets in Malkowychi, Poland. After settling in Toronto, he earned a degree in Industrial Engineering at the Ryerson Polytechnic Institute. He was an active member of PLAST, Ukrainian Scouting Organization, for many years and a well-respected member of the Ukrainian community. Ihor was a clever, fun loving man with a good sense of humour, who enjoyed sailing, skiing, fishing and spending time at his cottage in Wasaga Beach with friends and family. Ihor is survived by his wife Valentina of 60 years, daughter Ina (Ihor) Suszko, son Ihor (Jessica) Borowets, brother Nestor (Shirley) Borowec of Australia, sister Tania (Michael) Rudzik, and his adoring grandchildren, Adrian, Julian, Harry, Zachary and Maxim. Ihor was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend to all. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Sonia Mosora. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff at the E. W. Bickle Centre, Palliative Care Unit, for their support in Ihor’s final days.
January 09, 2014
6 - 9 p.m. Panakhyda 7 p.m.
January 10, 2014
Chapel of All Saints Ukraine, 1280 Dundas St.W., Oakville - L6M 4H9
Burial / Entombment / Cremation
St. Volodymyr Cemetery, 1280 Dundas St. W., Oakville - L6M 4H9