Michael Elkiw

Michael Elkiw

Born September 19, 1919 Celich, Ukraine

Passed away peacefully on August 14, 2003

in Surrey, British Columbia

A funeral mass was held for Mike at Holy Cross Ukrainian Catholic Church 13753-108th Avenue, Surrey, B.C. on August 18, 2003 at 11:00 a.m.

Mike will be sadly missed and loved forever by his wife Annie, children, Walter, Ann-Marie, Lydia and Jerry and grandchildren Brant Jr., Steven, Madison, Christina Marie, Marissa, Brett and JuliAnn.

It Will Be Lonely Here Without You

It will be lonely here without you,

We will miss you more each day,

For life will not be the same for us

Since you’ve been called away.

We will always remember the way you looked,

The way you walked and smiled,

All the things you did for us,

We will be with us all the while.

You always did your best,

Your heart was true and tender,

You lived your life for those you loved,

And those you loved will remember.


We think of you in silence

We often speak your name

All we have are memories

And a picture in a frame.

If tears could build a stairway

And heartaches make a lane

We’d walk a path to heaven

And bring you home again.

Our family chain is broken

Nothing seems the same

But God will call us one by one

A chain will link again.

We pray to God in heaven

Take this message up above

Tell Father how much we miss him

Give him all our love.

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