Mary Olynyk

Mary Olynyk

August 4, 1918 – May 3, 2009


Long-time resident of Revelstoke, Mary passed away peacefully at Ridgeview Lodge in Kamloops at the age of 90. She is survived by her beloved husband of 70 years Fred, daughter Janine (Jim) Chambers, sons Ron (Susan) and Ken (Arlene), all of Kamloops, and son Jim (Joan) of West Vancouver, 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.


Mary was born on the farm 7 miles south of Revelstoke. She spent her formative years there until she married Fred in 1939 at which time they settled in Revelstoke. In 1997 Mary and Fred relocated to Kamloops to be close to their family. Her life was a wonderful

expression of love for family and she was known for her beautiful flower gardens and her delicious

Ukrainian cooking and pies.


The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Harold Stefanyk and Sandi; also to the dedicated and empathetic care workers at Ridgeview Lodge (Baltic Ave). No service by request. Should friends desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 565 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4. Tel: 604.872.4400 would be appreciated in Mary’s memory.


Online condolences may be expressed at www.schoenings.com


Arrangements entrusted to Schoening Funeral

Service, Kamloops, B.C. Tel: 250-374-1454