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Vancouver Memorial Services and Crematorium

5505 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC

OBITUARY

Marie Margaret Schick

September 24, 1930August 7, 2019

Marie passed away peacefully on August 7, 2019 at Three Links Care Society at the age of 88. Marie was born in Kamsack, Saskatchewan. She is predeceased by her husband, Phil; parents, John and Martha Gnyp, two brothers, Alfred (Doris) Kamsack, SK. and Mervin, Regina, SK. and John Hataley, Moose Jaw, SK. She is also survived by sisters Gloria Hataley at Moose Jaw, SK., Gladys at Burnaby, BC, sister-in-law, Jean Gnyp, Regina, nieces, nephews and many loving friends. After finishing school, she went to work in Yorkton, Sask. where she met Phil Schick. September 18, 1954 they were married and following a honeymoon to Vancouver, decided they loved Vancouver and made their home here. Marie worked as a bookkeeper until her retirement. Marie was a very good cook, enjoyed trying new recipes and having Ukrainian Christmas dinners when possible. Marie and Phil enjoyed dancing, bowling and spending their summers at their trailer first at Cultus Lake and then at the Glen at Maple Falls. Marie enjoyed travelling and went on cruises to Southern Caribbean and Hawaii, as well a trip to Ottawa and a few trips to Reno. Marie enjoyed animals, she always had yellow budgies and then her dog Buddy. Sewing, knitting, crocheting were some of her hobbies. Marie was a member of Oakridge United Church and after retiring volunteered at the thrift shop, she also did volunteer work with Block Watch. We want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the staff at Three Links Society in Vancouver. Their loving care and attention made such a difference in her quality of life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC, 300 - 828 West 8th Ave. Vancouver, BC V5Z 1E2. Following the service you are welcome to join the family in the church fellowship hall for refreshments.

Services

  • Celebration of Marie's Life Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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