TORYSCHAK, Joseph, Osyp - In loving memory of Joseph Osyp Toryschak, 83 years, who passed away Friday, June 23rd, 2006 at the Extendicare-York, Sudbury. Osyp Toryschak was born in Western Ukraine on January 7, 1923. During the second world war he served in the First Ukrainian Division of the Ukrainian National Army from 1943 to 1945. He came to Canada in 1952 and settled in Sudbury permanently. He immediately joined the Ukrainian National Federation and the Ukrainian War Veterans Association (Sudbury Branch). In 1955, he was elected President of the War Veteran's Association and served in that capacity for seven years. In 1961, he was elected President of the Ukrainian National Federation, where he served several two year terms. He was a member of the Ukrainian National Federation's Dnipro Choir and drama club. Besides his involvement in the cultural field, he took an active part in the Sudbury (Ukrainian) Credit Union and the Sudbury Ukrainian Co-operative Limited, heading the board of directors for eight and three years, respectively. He worked for Northern Breweries from 1953 until his retirement in 1988, first as a labourer, later as a member of the Board of Directors. At the 16th Annual Congress of Ukrainian Canadians in 1989, he was awarded the gold cross for his outstanding contribution to the Ukrainian Community. He was on the supervisory committee with the National Executive of the Ukrainian War Veterans Association in Toronto and financial secretary of the Sudbury branch. He is honourary President of the Sudbury Ukrainian Credit Union, and a member of the Parish Council at St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church. Beloved son of Roman and Eyhenia (Masiowycz) Toryschak predeceased. Loving brother of Mykola (wife Katarina) of Ukraine and Ivan predeceased. Dear uncle to Ivanka, Lesia and Roman. Resting at the JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Sudbury. Panakhyda 7 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass in St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church, Sudbury Monday, June 26th, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Interment in St. Volodymyr's Cemetery, Oakville 2 p.m. Tuesday. Donations to the Ukrainian Seniors Club would be appreciated.