Date of Birth: May 3, 1923

Date of Death: September 16, 2015

KOZAKAVICH – Olga Kozakavich of Regina and formerly of Goodeve, passed away peacefully with her family by her
side on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 at the age of 92 years.
Olga was born on Thursday, May 3, 1923 at Fenwood to Michael and Effamia (nee Rygus) Sawchyn.
Baba will be remembered mostly for her humour and her great love of her family. She taught those around her about hard work, determination and patience. Baba always had time to listen or help and continuously worried about her children and grandchildren. She was the anchor of our family and an inspiration to us all. Her amazing spirit will live on in all of us. Baba will be greatly missed. Memory Eternal! Vichnaya Pamyiat!
Olga was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, John Kozakavich; her father, Michael Sawchyn; her mother, Effamia Sawchyn (Rygus); her brothers, Peter, William, John, Nick, Alex and Russel Sawchyn; her sister, Ann Kozakavich; her son, Donnie Kozakavich; and her daughter, Lorraine Holobetz.
Olga will be lovingly remembered by her children: Loretta (Bob) Murray, David (Karen) Kozakavich and Marlene (Bruce) Braden; her son-in-law, Ted Holobetz; her grandchildren, Wes (Julie) Holobetz, James Holobetz, Sarah (Rob) Phipps, Cassandra Zerr, Andrea Murray, Melissa Anderson, Kelly (Jen) Kozakavich, Curtis, Cory and Kristin Kozakavich, Chris (Natasha) Evanow; her great-grandchildren, Allie, Daniel, Anika, Logan, Dominic, Avery, Benjamin, Brandon and Alyssa; her brothers, Edward (Helen) Sawchyn and Ernest Sawchyn; her sisters-in-law, Katie Sawchyn, Sophie Kozakavich and Marie Stecyk; brother-in-law, Mike (Sophie) Kozakavich; as well as many nieces and nephews.
A prayer service for Olga was held Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 at Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Goodeve and the funeral service was held Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 at Holy Ghost Church with Rev. Vitaliy Ihnativ presiding and Irvin Wersta serving. The cantor was Natalie Ihnativ, the cross bearer was Melissa Anderson and the eulogist was Sarah Phipps.
Interment took place in the Holy Ghost Parish Cemetery, Goodeve with Wes Holobetz, James Holobetz, Kelly Kozakavich, Curtis Kozakavich, Cory Kozakavich and Chris Evanow acting as pallbearers.
Arrangements were entrusted to Matthews Funeral Home, Melville.

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