Petraszko, Efrosina “Effie” of St. Thomas, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2014, at the Caressant Care Nursing Home, St. Thomas in her 96th year,, Beloved wife of the late Alexander Petraszko (1986) and dearly loved mother of George Petraszko (Diane) of Abbottsford, B.C. and Oleh Petraszko of St. Thomas. Loved grandmother of Tanya and Kim and great grandmother of Connor, Luke and Natasha.Effie was born in Komarowka, Ukraine on November 4th, 1918, the daughter of the late Coloienko and Ann Chololienko. She came to Canada in September 1951. Effie worked over 41 years at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital. She was a member of the Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church.
A family service will be held. No public visitation. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.