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 Bernard Leo Korchinski

Bernard Leo Korchinski

Birth
Ituna, Wynyard Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Death 13 Oct 2006 (aged 101)
Burial Regina, Regina Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Plot Admin. Office - Outside Columbaria - East Side - Block 5 - Row 7
Memorial ID 100000847 · View Source
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REGINA LEADER POST:

KORCHINSKI _Bernard Leo Korchinski passed away peacefully on Friday, October 13, 2006.

He was born at Beaver Hill near Ituna, Sk on December 25th, 1905. He was the fifth of thirteen children.

Predeceased by his wife, Slawka (2003); his parents Leo and Pauline (Hrychiw); seven brothers; and four sisters, Bernard is survived by four children, Bernadine, Leslie (Phyllis), Barry (Laureen) and Linda (Ken) Weimer; eleven grandchildren; twenty-one greatgrandchildren; and five great-greatgrandchildren; brother Bonace (Ann); as well as many nieces and nephews.

Bernard led a very active life teaching for 39 years in various communities in Saskatchewan, serving as the Liberal member of the Legislature for Redberry for two terms, acting as the Emergency Measures Director as well as the Citizenship Court Judge in Saskatchewan.

He was very proud of his Ukrainian heritage and faithful to his Catholic religion. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Ukrainian Catholic Brotherhood (founding member), the St. Athanasius Church (founding member), the Ukrainian Catholic Youth (founding member), and the first Ukrainian Boy Scout leader, an organization he supported all his life.

Bernard was an avid hunter, landscape painter, history buff, gardener, choir master and was always happy to take on new challenges.

The Divine Liturgy will be held on Thursday, October 19th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Athanasius Ukrainian Catholic Church, 55 McMurchy Avenue, Regina with Rev. Father L. Romanow presiding.

Interment will be held at a later date. An online book of condolences may be signed at www.speersfuneralchapel.com


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  • Created by: Ron C. Johnston
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100000847
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernard Leo Korchinski (25 Dec 1904–13 Oct 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100000847, citing Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery, Regina, Regina Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada ; Maintained by Ron C. Johnston (contributor 47961888) .