Obituary of Mary Popowich
The family of Mary Popowich of Yorkton, beloved wife of the late Michael Popowich sadly announce her passing on September 17, 2022. Mary was born on January 25, 1929 in Yorkton Saskatchewan. Born to Walter Pawluck and Anna Tchorowska she was the youngest of 6 children; Alexander, Anthony (Tony), Gregory (Harry), Christine (Woods) and Philip. She graduated from Sacred Heart Institute as Valedictorian in 1947. Mary was married to Michael John Popowich on November 30th, 1950 at St Gerard’s Roman Catholic Church in Yorkton. Mary began work at Croll’s where she developed her love of clothing. She then worked with Doctors Peter and Stephanie Potoski as an assistant in their medical office. Later she was also an assistant to Dr. Stephen Yaholnitsky in his dental practice. Mike and Mary started a family in 1962 when John Anthony was born and Anna Marie in 1967. Mary was a homemaker for many years and when the kids began high school Mary returned to work in the medical field as a receptionist for Dr. Steven Zacharuk. Mary is predeceased by her husband Michael of 54 years, her parents and siblings. She leaves to mourn her son John (Denise Jean-Marie) of Calgary, her daughter Anna Marie (Leonard Markewich) of Regina and their children, Michael (Morgan) of Australia, Maria (Colton) Moose Jaw, Matthew and Madeline of Regina and many nieces and nephews. Parastas & Panahyda Service was held on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022 at Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Rev. Father Leonid Malkov and Rev. Father Vasyl Tymishak officiating. The epistle reader was Maria Markewich and the cross bearer was Louise Heinrichs (Pawluck). Michael Markewich and Morgan Ziola were honourary pallbearers. The interment followed in the Garden of Gethsemane at Yorkton Memorial Gardens with John Popowich, Leonard Markewich, Matthew Markewich, Madeline Markewich, Maria Markewich and Colton Minty serving as casket bearers. Memorials in Mary’s memory may be made to Good Spirit Villa for disabled persons (c/o Yale Harbour Inc. 115 Darlington St. E. Yorkton, S3N 0C7) as gifts of remembrance. Service Details. Service When: Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 10:00am Location: Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre Address: Highway #10 East YORKTON, SK Interment Location: Yorkton Memorial Gardens Address: Highway #10 East YORKTON, SK Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event Ongoing Online Event About this event In Loving Memory Of Mary Popowich January 25, 1929 - September 17, 2022 Look inside to read what others have shared Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book. View Tribute Book
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