It is with great sadness in our hearts that we announce the passing of Eleanor Soukeroff of Crescent Valley, BC.
Eleanor passed away peacefully in Kelowna General Hospital on December 1, 2011, with her family by her side.
She is survived by her partner, Wally Malakoff, children, Sheldon and Brooklyn. Parents, Pete and Molly Soukeroff, Sister, Nadine (Andy) Evin and family, brothers, Eli (Gail) and family, Craig (Sandra) and family, Dale (Tracy) and Family. In-laws, Walter and Ann Malakoff, Brother-in-law Jack (Kelly) and family, Sisters-in-law, Kathy and family, Lisa (Chris) and family. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Eleanor is predeceased by her Sister, Sandra Soukeroff, grandparents, Mike and Nada Shkuratoff, and Pete and Ann Soukeroff.
Eleanor grew up in Winlaw and graduated from Mt. Sentinel Secondary School. She loved playing Volleyball, basketball, track and field and softball.
She was very crafty, creative and loved ceramics. She spent her leisure time outdoors, floating down the Slocan River, mushroom and huckleberry picking and fishing and boating.
Eleanor started working for Castlegar Savings Credit Union (now known as Heritage Credit Union), working at both branches, Slocan Park and Castlegar. After working many years in the banking field she decided to become a Care Aide. Working for Willow Haven, Mt. St. Francis, Nelson Jubilee Manor and currently employed with Talarico Place. She loved caring for her patients and they deeply cared for her.
Eleanor always had a smile on her face, took the time to chat with you and above all always gave you a hug.
May the Angels Hug you ever so tightly and carry you to heaven to eternal peace.
The families wish to thank everyone who sent flowers, cards, food and their kind words of sympathy and prayers.
Our heartfelt gratitude to Sid Malakoff for officiating the service, and Leonard Markin for his assistance.
Thank you Violet Popoff, all the cooks, servers and singers. Thank you Bill Strilaeff for your compassion and guidance.
A traditional service was held in Winlaw Hall on December 9, 2011. Burial at Perry’s Siding Cemetery.
Funeral Arrangement is entrusted to Castlegar Funeral Chapel.