Maurice Lypchuk, 76, of Trail, BC, died January 7, 2015, with his family by his side. He was born to the late Mike and Helen Lypchuk on April 1, 1938, in Trail, BC.
He married Doreen Lypchuk in 1977, and they lived in Trail for 38 years. Maurice joined the Air Force and was an aircraft mechanic for the last Lancaster bomber squadron. He retired from Cominco after 34 years of service.
He was predeceased by his sister Pearl. Maurice is survived by his sister Zenie and brother Dennis, also five children: Corinne Angerilli (Jason), Kelley Lypchuk, Alan Lypchuk (Doreen), Laura Livingston, Christine Devooght, his grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Upon his request there will be no service. Jordan Wren of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements. A gathering of close family and friends will be held at a later date.
As an expression of sympathy donations can be made to the Cancer Society at 908 Rossland Avenue, Trail, BC, V1R 3N6 or online at www.cancer.ca or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation at 4 – 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 9M9 or online at www.heartandstroke.bc.ca