It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a loving wife, mom and Baba, Sylvia Shykora.
She will be sadly missed by her husband Matt, children Debra Poniewozik (Ron), Kristen (Darryl) Hodgins, and Rick (Dawn). She was predeceased by her son, Gregg on September 1st, 2006. Baba will be missed dearly by her 10 grandchildren who were the centre of her life: Nicolas Shykora–semicolon– Shaun, Ryan and Dana Poniewozik–semicolon– Amanda and Kaitlyn Hodgins–semicolon– and Mason, Sadie, Kayla, and Grace Shykora. Sylvia will be missed by many dear friends and family, especially her brother Walter (Sylvia) Killick and sister Veronica (Ed) Straty.
A Prayer service will take place at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Parish, 9507 Austin O’Brien Road, Edmonton, on Thursday, September 8 at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Service is to take place Friday, September 9, at 11:00 a.m., at the Connelly-McKinley Sherwood Park-Mill Woods Funeral Home, 4820 Meridian Street, Edmonton. (Meridian Street can only be accessed heading SOUTH on Hwy 216 (Anthony Henday) – the access is 1 km south of the Sherwood Park Freeway on Hwy 216). Services will be officiated by Father Myron Pyszcz.
The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to all of the staff at the Grey Nuns Hospital for the tremendous care provided during the past few months.