Sunday, August 11, 2013

Sunday’s Obituary: Alex S. Demosky

Today marks the 36th anniversary of the passing of Alex S. Demosky, a first cousin once removed of my father-in-law Bill Demoskoff.

Alex was the eldest child of Sam and Pearl (Popoff) Demosky, Doukhobor immigrants from Russia. He was born in September 1912 in Buchanan, Saskatchewan, where he lived before moving to British Columbia in the late 1940s.

Obituary of Alex S Demosky
Alex S. Demosky obituary, 1977.

Alex S. Demosky, obituary, 24 August 1977, from unidentified newspaper; Demoskoff Family Papers, privately held by Yvonne (Belair) Demoskoff, British Columbia, 2013. Yvonne acquired an assortment of family memorabilia (including Alex’s obituary) in January 2012 from her father-in-law William (Bill) Demoskoff.

Copyright © 2013, Yvonne Demoskoff.

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