Gabryel (Howard) Makarus

Gabryel (Howard) Makarus

MAKARUS, Gabryel (Howard) – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Gabryel (Howard) Makarus on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at the age of 87 years.

Howie will be lovingly remembered by his three brothers: Harry, Andrew (Rose) and Peter (Virginia); one step-brother, Bill; three step-sisters, Eva, Sophie and Pauline; his nieces and nephews: Karen (Sil), Duane, Wade (Monica), Roxanne, Charmaine (Kelvin), Lyndon (Wendie), Nadine (Jamie) and Randall (Cathy); six grand-nieces and three grand-nephews. Howie was predeceased in death by his father Terentij (Tom); his mother Anastasia; his step-mother Anisja; his two brothers: John and Steve; his sister Anne and four step-brothers: John, Adam, Peter and Bruce.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm at Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services “Carberry’s Chapel”, 1298 Pine Avenue, Trail. A Celebration of Howard’s life will be held at 2:00 pm following the visitation. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.

As an expression of sympathy, donations in Howie’s name may be made to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Health Foundation (Poplar Ridge Pavilion), 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC V1R 4M1 or online at

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