September 29, 1917 – October 31, 2015
Paul Pasemko was born September 29, 1917 in Skaro, Alberta and passed away peacefully at home October 31, 2015. The world was blessed for 98 years with this wonderful man. Paul is survived by his brothers: Peter and Raymond; sister Olga; and his loving wife Anne, who he was married to for 73 years. He is also survived by his daughter Judy; sons Jim (Ruth), and Ed (Arlene). Paul has six grandchildren: Dean and Dell Guthrie, Cindy Eden, Melanie Pasemko, and Ken Pasemko. He is predeceased by grandson Lee Pasemko and foster son Ron Boutang. Lovingly remembered by Ron’s sons Stephen and Michael. Paul has ten great grandchildren and one great great grandson. He loved his family deeply and was fiercely independent until the end. He will always be remembered for his wonderful hugs. Paul’s grandfather, Wasyl Eleniak was one of the first two Ukrainians to emigrate to Canada in 1891. Paul was a long time Hope resident living in the area from 1956 until 1992. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2015, 1:30 pm at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna BC. To leave an online condolence to the family, please visit: www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com
In lieu of flowers make donations to the Variety-Children’s Charity.