It is with deep sadness the family announces the passing of Pauline Hryhor (nee Zdrill) on June 8, 2018 at Mont St. Joseph Home at the age of 95 years. Pauline is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Bryan) Couture; her sons, David (Betty) and their children, Desmond (Mandra) and Krista (Chris) Derksen; and Gary (Diane) and their children, Bradley (Tavia), Jeffrey, Trent (Savannah), and Meghan (Ricky) Pollock; her 8 great-grandchildren, Brody, Mackenzie, Wyatt, Siana, Lillia, Isla, Jordyn and Teaghan; her siblings, Rose Bidulka, Mary Erdman, Emily (Joh) Vanderlaan, and Louis (Liz) Zdrill; and her sisters-in-law, Jean Pawlyshyn, Ruth Zdrill and Annie Zdrill. She was predeceased by her husband, Peter, in 1972; an infant son, Louis; her parents, Philip and Maria Zdrill; her in-laws, Onufry and Rose Hryhor; her granddaughter, Melissa; her sisters, Albina and Sophie; and her brothers, Peter, John, Frank and Stanley; as well as numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Pauline was born on the family farm near Strongpine on January 1, 1923, the third of 11 siblings. She attended Zamok School. She worked at Burns Foods in Prince Albert for two years. Pauline and Peter were married on July 27, 1946. Pauline worked very hard on the farm particularly since her husband had polio. She was employed at the Forest Nursery in Spruce Home for 17 years. She enjoyed bowling, bingo, gardening, playing cards, embroidery, quilting and visiting with family and friends. She loved family gatherings, especially Christmas and Easter. She cherished her grandchildren and always looked forward to their visits. Pauline had a very deep faith in God and volunteered at St. Mark’s Parish whenever possible. Our mother experienced several health issues and was well cared for by the staff at the care homes. A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at River Park Funeral Home. A Celebration of Pauline’s Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018 at St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church, Father Jim Kaptein officiating. Interment to follow at South Hill Cemetery. If desired, donations made to Mont St. Joseph Foundation Inc. would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at https://www.arbormemorial.ca/riverpark/Obituaries/pauline-hryhor/20239. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of River Park Funeral Home, Colette Harnett, Funeral Director.
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