August 12, 1943 – November 5, 2022
at the age of 79 years:
The family is saddened to announce the passing of Johnnie “Lucky” Allen Purych on November 5, 2022, at the age of 79 in Salmon Arm, BC. He was born in Chilliwack, BC.
He was predeceased by his parents John and Olive Purych and his brothers Dennis and Dean Purych.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years Lynda Purych (Popovich); his children Wayne (Trena), Ray, Cory; his grandchildren Shawn, James, Falcon and Caleb; mother-in-law Sadie Conrad; sister Evelyn Myram (Purych) and husband Les; sister-in-law Lauryn Purych; as well as numerous cousins and in-laws.
Johnnie served in the Navy for 3 years, was a heavy equipment operator in the logging industry for 19 years and a crane operator for CN for 30 years.
Thank you to all the doctors, nurses and support staff at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital for all of your care and kindness.
A celebration of life ceremony will be held at a later date.