nee Shymko

Rose Elizabeth Bazylewski peacefully passed at the age of 101 on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg (Personal Care Home). 

She was predeceased by her parents Mary and Angus Shymko, husband William, sister Edna, brother Ernie, and sister-in-law Cathy, daughter-in-law Megan, and step grandson Christian.  She will be greatly missed by her sons William (Myrna), Patrick (Susan), Robert (Debbie), and Gerald (Deb).  She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. 

She was born May 7, 1922 and raised on the family farm in the Shortdale area.  This is where she met and married William.  They left the farm and lived in Red Pass Junction BC, Drumheller AB, Thunder Bay ON, and settled in Flin Flon MB (where she raised her children and lived the majority of her life).  In Flin Flon MB she worked many years at Johnny's Confectionery. After William passed, she moved to Winnipeg MB and was employed as the housekeeper at McMillan House, she also formed many close friendships with the priests who lived there over the years. 

The Catholic church played an important role in her life. She was a member of the Catholic Women's League and she convened the annual church bazaar many times.  In 1999 she was made an honorary Oblate father. 

Her funeral will be at Holy Rosary Church, 510 River Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, on Saturday, September 9, 2023.  Condolences will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with the service at 11:00 a.m. and reception to follow. 

The funeral will be live streamed for those unable to attend starting at 10:55 a.m., Saturday, September 9, 2023 at: 

A Memorial Tree was planted for ROSE
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at 1442 Main Street
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