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Boress Olynyk
April 09, 1929 - April 18, 2019
3080 Lake Shore Boulevard West,
Toronto, ON
M8V 1K3
(416) 259 - 3705
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On April 18, 2019, Boris passed away at Chartwell Nursing Home in Aurora, Ontario in this 91st year. Beloved son of Samuel and Katherine Olynyk. Survived by his best friend and partner, Judy Bondi, Newmarket, and his brother Nestor of Burlington. Predeceased by Irene, Stella, Walter and Lucy. Boris was a loving father, to Chris (Cindy) of Ajax, Russell (Dyana) of Bancroft, Richard (Shannon) of Bancroft, Stephanie Bennett of Barrie, Steven (Jennifer) of London, David Skelcher (Sheri) of Newmarket. Loving grandfather of Samantha, Alex, Kalenna, Jake (Chelsea), Kelsie, Hailey, Kyle (Pamela), Lauren, Zachary, Holly, Noah and Cody Skelcher. Boris will be missed by many nieces and nephews, and extended family and friends. Boris was a long standing and valued member of Canadian Bandura Cappella (singing tenor). Special thanks to Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket and Chartwell Aurora for their wonderful care of Boris in the past four months.

Friends and family will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home (3080 Lake Shore Blvd W., between Kipling and Islington Aves., 416-259-3705) on April 21, 2019 from 6 – 9 p.m. for visitation. Panakhyda at 7.30 pm. Orthodox Rite of Christian Burial to be held Monday, April 22 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Demetrius Church (3338 Lakeshore Blvd W, Etobicoke Ontario, M8W 1M9). Interment to follow at Prospect Cemetery (1450 St Clair, Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6E 1C6).

In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or War Amps Canada.