It is with great sadness that we announce that Tony Souchuck passed
away peacefully at WestCoast General Hospital.
He is predeceased by his father Peter, mother Mary, brother John, sister Elsie.
Tony will be greatly missed by his wife Auriel, son Bob (Chris), daughter Judy (Bob), grandchildren Brittany (Tom),
Jordan (Caroline), and Josh. Also by his brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.
Tony was born and raised in Newdale Manitoba, where he worked on the family farm until he was 18. He then married Auriel and started a new life in the Alberni Valley.
He found fulltime employment at the MacMillan Bloedel papermill in Port Alberni, where he worked for 33 years
and retired in 1991.
When Tony was not hard at work he was active with curling club and enjoyed fishing on the west coast.
He also enjoyed his annual hunting trips up north with friends. After retirement he embraced farm life in the city
by restoring antique tractors, this was his true passion.
He was an active member of the Port Alberni Tractor Club where he participated in farming demonstrations, parades and tractor pulls.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday January 24, 2015 at 1:00pm at Yates Funeral Chapel – 4470 Gertrude
Street, Port Alberni. Tea to Follow
Thank you to our family and friends for their support.
In Lieu of flowers a donation may be made in his name to a charity close to your heart. Stories and condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.yatesfuneral.ca