February 18, 2021
Margaret “Sharon”Shewchuk, passed away peacefully with her family by her side in Port Alberni, BC on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at the age of 79 years.
Predeceased by parents Lillian and Sinclair Swanson and step-daughter Lene.
Survived by husband Mike Shewchuk, sisters Valerie Kelly and Bev (Ross) Kinman, sons Gary Volkman, Greg (Karen) Volkman, Grant Volkman, Michael (Jodi) Shewchuk, Grandchildren Keith, Kyle, Rebecca, Rachel, Vanessa, Sydney, Zoe, Victoria, Gage, Jake, Nicole, Camryn and 5 great-grandchildren.
Sharon was born and raised in Port Alberni. Her great grandparents were one of the original settlers in the Alberni Valley. She was a homemaker for the first part of her life and later on she became the head cashier at Woodwards and IGA.
Sharon survived the tidal wave of ’64 with her family at the time.
Upon her retirement she kept herself busy, volunteering at various activities and organizations including Ladies Auxiliary at the hospital and the BC Cancer Society. She excelled at sewing, quilting, crocheting and knitting.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff and WCGH.
No formal public services will be held due to Covid-19. A private gathering will take place at a later date.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Stories, memories and condolences may be offered at www.chapelofmemories.ca
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