Mr. Orest Danyliuk of Saskatoon, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the age of 89 years. Prayers will be held on Thursday, October 31, at 7:00p.m and the funeral service will take place on Friday, November 1 at 10:00a.m. all from Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre. The interment will follow in the Garden of Crucifixion, Yorkton Memorial Gardens. Memorials in memory of Orest may be made to the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan, 200-4545 Parliament Ave., Regina, SK S4W 0G3
It is with sadness, the family of Orest Danyliuk announces his passing on October 25, 2019.
Orest was born to Wasyl and Helen Danyliuk on a farm near Theodore, Saskatchewan on July 28, 1930, the fourth child of a family of five boys and two girls.
He received his education at the rural school of Westbrook near the family farm. Orest left school after obtaining his Grade Eight in order to help on the family farm. In 1969 he took over the farm which has been in the family since 1920. In 1988 he took up residence in Saskatoon.
During those years on the farm and in Saskatoon he was a member of Holy Ascension Church at Westbrook and Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Saskatoon. He was a member of the Ukrainian Self Reliance Association, Steppe Branch in Saskatoon since 1988, an active contributor to the Ukrainian Museum of Canada in Saskatoon and an active participant on many projects.
He was predeceased by his parents, his brothers Michael, Edward, Fred and sister Eleanor, and two siblings in infancy.
Orest is survived by his brother Gordon and sister June; his sisters-in-law Lena Danyliuk, Adele Danyliuk and brother-in-law John Maleschuk.