In Memory of



Obituary for Matt Oscienny

The family of Matt Oscienny sadly announce his passing. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Matt Oscienny of Yorkton, Saskatchewan passed away on February 11th 2021 at the age of 84. Matt was born on September 13th 1936 on the family farm near Homefield, Saskatchewan. He was raised on the family farm and attended Nanton School. Matt was the fourth of five children born to John and Annie (nee Andrusyk) Oscienny. On October 9th, 1965 Matt was united in marriage to Marieann Wenc at Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church in Ituna. Their marriage was blessed with three children. Matt worked in Calgary and Yorkton before moving to the farm near Homefield in 1970. The couple farmed for thirty years before moving to a house they built in the Pleasant Heights area of Yorkton.
Matt’s family, friends, car and coffee people were very important to him. He relished in visiting people, playing cards, telling stories and joking around. Matt was known for restoring antique automobiles and attending car shows across the province. He was a longtime member of the Yorkton Antique Automobile Association. Matt enjoyed helping others especially neighbours and car club members. Special interests to him included farming and building things off and on the farm.
Matt was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Marieann. Left to cherish his memory are daughters: Leverne Oscienny of Regina and Roxane (Paul) Perron of Grandora; son Lyle and grandsons Coleton and Harley of Yorkton. Also three sisters: Mary Manastyrski of Melville, Ann (Pete) Velychko of Regina and Rosie Pawluk of Hinton, AB; as well as in-laws, nieces, nephews, friends, neighbours and car club associates. Besides his wife, Matt was predeceased by his older brother Nick and various in-laws. Gifts of remembrance can be made to Yorkton District Nursing Home – Skinner Unit.