Sophia Caskey (Strymecki)

April 24, 1926 – March 31, 2023
In Loving Memory ~
Passed away peacefully in her sleep, in her apartment, in Burns Lake, B.C.
Sophia was born in Ywen, Ukraine, and came across to Canada in 1929, with her parents, Fred and Anne Shostak, and 2 of her sisters.
Sophia is survived by brother Fred Shostak (Rita) and sister Olga Onufrachuk (Mike). Daughter Linda Uchacz (Ron) and son Ken Strymecki. Ron and Linda have two sons Mike Uchacz (Britney),(Great Grandson Lucas) and Gary Uchacz (Holi). Sophia has many nieces and nephews and in-laws in both the Shostak and Strymecki Families.
Predeceased by her husbands, Bill Caskey and Albert Strymecki, brothers John, Steve (Violet), and Walter Shostak, and sisters Mary Strumecki (Charlie) and Anne Tyschuk (John).
Sophia was married to Albert Strymecki on October 18, 1947, in Kamloops, B.C., and then to Bill Caskey December 13, 1991, in Vernon, B.C. Sophia lived in a few places after, Smithers, Terrace, Prince George, Surrey, Vernon, and then to Burns Lake.
We were blessed to have her for 96 years and she was very happy to be in Burns Lake closer to her daughter and son. Sophia lived a great life with very little illness in her life and was able to enjoy life at its fullest.
A Mass, and a traditional Panachyda will be held at St. Georges Ukrainian Catholic Church, in Prince George, B.C., on April 22, 2023, at 11:00 a.m.
A burial service will be held in Terrace, B.C., at a later date.
Memorials or donations may be made in Sophia’s name, to the St George’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, Prince George, B.C., or a charity of your choice.

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