In Memory of




Obituary for Reginald "Reg" Ewasiuk

On Sunday, April 17, 2016, Reginald Ewasiuk of Oak Lake, Manitoba and previously of Stoney Creek, Ontario, passed away at the Virden Health Centre, Virden, Manitoba. Born March 20, 1940 in The Pas, Manitoba, Reg later moved to Hamilton, Ontario, where he took his schooling. Reg was a Peacekeeping Officer in the Armed Forces in Cypress and other locations from January 24, 1961 to July 14, 1972. Following the Armed Forces, he became a long distance truck driver. He always had a pet cat that was very important to him and often accompanied him on his long hauls. When not trucking, Reg enjoyed fishing, swimming and had an interest in cars. He also enjoyed visiting family and had a special attachment to the family farm at Lake Audy, Manitoba. Remaining to cherish Reg's memory are his brother Adam Bradley (formerly Ewasiuk); niece Jacqueline Speight (nee Bradley); nephew Jeffrey Barnes and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his father Adam Ewasiuk; mother Eileen "Lena" Bradley; step-father Eric Bradley; sisters Peggy Barnes (nee Ewasiuk) and Carole Ewasiuk, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. A private ceremony took place at the Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery at Horod, Manitoba. Pastor Matthew Enns of the Berean Church of Oak Lake, Manitoba officiated. Honorary Pallbearers were Adam Bradley, Elsie Olson (nee Ewasiuk), John Ewasiuk, Ella Wynn (nee Ewasiuk), Jacqueline Pereira (nee Ewasiuk), Alvin Ewasiuk, Helen Ewasiuk, and all other family and friends. Urn Bearer was Wayne Lees of Oak Lake, Manitoba. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Lint, Dr. Ho and all other staff at the Assiniboine Medical Centre in Brandon for their assistance on behalf of Reg and the family. Another heartfelt thank you to Dr. Daoud and the staff at the Virden Health Centre for their caring, compassion and quality of care through Reg's last hours, and for allowing family the use of the family room throughout. Donations in memory of Reg may be made to a charity or church of choice.