It is with great sadness in our hearts to announce the passing of Henry Griko.
Henry was born in Grande Prairie Alberta, February 25, 1933 to Margaret and William Griko. Henry worked in construction throughout Alberta and B.C. In 1956 he married Agnes Crossley of Nelson and celebrated 56 years of marriage. He is survived by his brothers Mike, Nick and John of Grand Prairie and Bill of Valleyview and a sister Julia of Calgary. He was predeceased by his parents and his sister Margaret. He is also survived by his wife Agnes, daughters Elouise Cosens (Andy), Wendy Bell-Irving (Malcolm), Sons Danny Griko, and Arny Griko (Jennifer Vecchio), grandchildren Andrew, Dan, Melissa, Nick, Fraser, Madeleine, Samantha (Jason), Victoria, Lisa, Sara, Kelsey, Alicia, and Lauren and great granddaughter Adelle Anderson (rascal). He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle and he will be greatly missed. A celebration of his life will take place in July. Special thanks to the Nelson Ambulance Services. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Shriners Hospital, 3550 Wayburne Drive, Burnaby, BC V5G 3K9.
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Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.