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Veronica Yeroschak

Veronica Yeroschak (Ostrowski)

Saturday, February 23rd, 1946 - Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Veronica Yeroschak of Yorkton, widow of Ed Yeroschak entered eternal rest on September 27, 2019 at the age of 73 years. Veronica Rose Yeroschak was born in Grandview, MB on February 23, 1946. She was the youngest child of the now deceased Michael Ostrowski (1959) and Stella (Gunchoski) Ostrowski (1987). Veronica was the youngest of three children and is predeceased by her brother Philip Ostrowski (1978) and sister Adeline Ostrowski (2009). As a young woman Veronica left home to go work with her sister in Yellowknife and would eventually move to Thompson, MB. During her time in Thompson she would meet and marry her husband Ed Yeroschak, July 15, 1967, her husband of the next 48 years. They would then have 2 daughters, Chantelle Forsyth and Rashele Wasylenchuk during their time in Thompson. During this period, she would cultivate many friendships and build a strong bond with her new Yeroschak family. She would become a mother like figure to her many new brothers and sister who would often reside with them. Veronica and Ed would then move to Campbell River, BC where new job opportunities arose. During this time new friendships and interests would continue as they continued to raise their family. Veronica along with her husband, Ed, would enjoy camping and gardening. The prairies would soon call them back to rejoin their family nearby, and in 1980 Veronica and Ed would move to Yorkton. This would become Veronica's final home. Veronica would work at the Yorkton nursing home for the next 28 years and would eventually retire from there. During her time in Yorkton, Veronica would enjoy new friendships, volunteering with CWL and becoming an avid quilter. Veronica loved to travel, she particularly enjoyed her many trips to visit her daughter and grandchildren in the US. Her forgiving, loving and nurturing personality is what most will remember her by.
Veronica is survived by daughters Chantelle (James) and Rashele (Barry) and 3 grandchildren Danielle, Ian and Maeghan.
Good bye Veronica/Mom you leave us as better people for knowing and loving you. Our hearts are aching with your passing but we know you will now rest in the arms of our Lord.
Prayers were held on Friday, October 4, 2019 at St. Gerard's Roman Catholic Church in Yorkton with Ernie Bobowski officiating. The reading was given by Danielle Forsyth and reflections of Veronica's life were shared by daughter, Chantelle. The Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at St. Gerard's Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Louis Kim Nguyen as the Celebrant. The cross bearer was Danielle Forsyth. The pianists, Lorraine Lysak (Prayers) and Diana Hornung (Mass) led the choir and congregation in the singing of the hymns. The readers were Krysta Bonds and Shannon Kubic. Serving as gift bearers were Ian Forsyth and Maeghan Forsyth. Members of the CWL paid tribute with an honour guard and words of prayer. The interment followed in the Garden of Gethsemane at Yorkton Memorial Gardens with James Forsyth, Barry Wasylenchuk, Ian Forsyth, Chris Yeroschak, Cory Yeroschak and Scott Tyschinski serving as the casket bearers. Memorials in memory of Veronica may be made to the Saskatchewan Cancer Foundation or Jowsey House at Yorkton Nursing Home. Condolences to the family can be posted at www.baileysfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Prayers

    Friday, October 4th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 4th, 2019 7:00pm
    Location
    St. Gerard's Roman Catholic Church
    Address
    125 Third Ave. N.
    YORKTON, SK S3N 1C4
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  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Gerard's Roman Catholic Church
    Address
    125 Third Ave. N.
    YORKTON, SK S3N 1C4
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  • Interment

    Location
    Yorkton Memorial Gardens
    Address
    Highway #10 East
    YORKTON, SK
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    Garden of Gethsemane

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Diane Kacher

Posted at 12:09pm
My deepest condolences on the passing of Veronica. I fondly remember when they moved into the house across the back alley from my parents. My mom and dad became quite close with them during that time, and your parents helped my mom out in the years following my dad's passing. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Carla Schinkel

Posted at 10:14am
To Rashele,Barry,Chantelle,James and Family sending you my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of someone so special.I worked with your mom at the nursing home even if for a little while.She always had a smile on her face .She will be missed.
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Lovell

Posted at 09:21pm
my deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother, she was a beautiful person and friend. she will be sadly missed by all
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From Kathy, Martin, Cory, Krista and Shannon

Posted at 01:17pm
Our deepest sympathy,
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Pat and Tim Pomanski and family

Posted at 11:34am
With heartfelt condolences, on the loss of your loving Mother. Heaven has received another Angel. May your memories of her fill your hearts forever.
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