Orest John “Buddy” MELNYCHUK
Peacefully on September 3rd 2021, comforted by his loving family, Orest was called Home to be with his Lord and Saviour at the age of 88 years young. Orest is lovingly remembered by his wife of nearly 64 years Fern, three children: his daughter Laurel Scheffelmaier (Phillip McDavid) and her children: Jonathan and his daughter Sophie; Rebekah (Charlie) and children Keira, Ezra, Darius; Stephanie (Roland) Kaiser and their children Forest, Arwen and Willamina; Sasha Scheffelmaier; Julia (Matt McKellar): his daughter Nydrie (Scott Edwards) and their children Isaac (Emily) Edwards and their children Miles, Maverick and Marigold “Goldie”; Naphtalie (Saul) Sasan and their children Harper and Koa; Nicholas Edwards; Ethan Edwards: and his son Derek (Leanne) Melnychuk and their children: Jordan, Mikaela, Juan and Adrian. He is also survived by his brother Nick (Ann) Melnychuk.
Only three hours after Orest passed away he was joined on his eternal journey by his oldest son Mark. He was predeceased by his great grandson Eli and his parents John and Annie.