LEONID SKIRKO Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, June 8, 2012 at the age of 73. Survived by his beloved wife Merika, devoted children Lesia (Scott), Taras (Sherry), Oleh and step son Jonathan, grandchildren Johnny, Fallon, Sammy and Lucy, sister Nina (Andy) and their son Boris (Laura). He will also be missed by his extended Skirko family. In addition to a long career as a professional engineer, Leonid was well known and cherished for his vocal talent and deeply committed contribution to the Ukrainian community and both the Canadian and Ukrainian opera companies. Resting at the Cardinal Funeral Home, 92 Annette St. (east of Keele), on Tuesday, June 12 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 9 p.m. Panakhyda 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Volodymyr Cathedral, 406 Bathurst St. (north of Dundas), on Wednesday, June 13 at 10 a.m. Interment at St. Volodymyr Cemetery, Oakville. Donations to the
or to the Cathedral would be appreciated. Online condolences received at www.cardinalfuneralhomes.com
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Published in the Toronto Star from June 10 to June 11, 2012