Passed away at Providence Healthcare Scarborough on March 12, 2021 after a short battle with cancer. Born in the Ukraine on January 2, 1925, Osyp moved to Canada shortly after WWII. Osyp was a proud member of the Ukrainian Partisan Army and Plast Ukrainian Youth Organization of Canada, as well as many church and community charitable organizations. Predeceased by his beloved wife Anna, loving father of Oryst (Mary) and Walter (Cindy), much loved grandfather of Michael (Cassandra) and Katherine and the cherished great-grandfather of Oliver. Osyp will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A special thank you to the doctors and staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital, Providence Healthcare, Dorothy Ley Hospice and St Demetrius Residence. A private family service to be held at St. Vlolodymyr Cemetery in Oakville on Wednesday March 17, 2021.
Donations to the Pomich Ukraini Fund in memory of Osyp Zyhar, would be appreciated by the family.
Due to the current pandemic restrictions and under direction from our regulator, the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, effective November 23, 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. Thank you for your understanding.
St Volodymyr Ukrainian Cemetery
Due to Covid-19 precautions the Interment Service will not be open to the public.