At the age of 93, with his wife, Anna, at his side, Peter Gulka passed away peacefully at Lakeside Manor Care Home in Saltcoats.
Along with his twin sister Helen, Peter was born in Preeceville on March 9, 1925 to Andrew and Micheline (Chimko) Gulka. He attended Chekhiv School and helped his parents on the farm.
In 1966, Peter was united in marriage to Anna Karzchuk from Halicka, Ukraine. The couple farmed until 1985, when they moved to Yorkton.
As members of the Chekhiv Church, they served joyfully and generously in order to revive and maintain the church and cemetery. They rejoiced when people came from far and near to attend the missions held at the church.
In Yorkton, they became active members of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church. Peter was an appreciative member of the Ukrainian Catholic Brotherhood, the Ukrainian Congress and the Golden Agers. For many years he dedicated himself to visiting the sick in the hospital and nursing home and often helped to feed the patients.
Peter was predeceased by his parents, five sisters and four brothers.
A quiet man of peace, honesty, good humor, wit and love of people, Peter’s memory is lovingly cherished by his wife, Anna, and his remaining relatives and friends.
Peter Gulka of Yorkton passed away October 19, 2018 at the age of 93 Years .
The rosary will be recited for Peter Gulka on Wednesday, October 24 at 6:30 pm followed by prayers at 7:00 pm from St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Yorkton.
A Funeral Liturgy will be held for Peter on Thursday, October 25 at 10:00 am from St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Yorkton with The Rev. Fr. Raymond Lukie, CSsR celebrating.
Interment will follow in the Yorkton City Cemetery.
Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Peter may be made to St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church.