Bill Kozub, 1930 – 2015

Sadly, one of our longtime curling members, Bill Kozub, passed away on August 4, 2015 at the age of 85. Bill was an active curler to the end of the season this year. He will be missed. His obituary as posted is below (minus the funeral home and funeral arrangements):

KOZUB, Mr. William “Bill” – It is with deep sorrow that the family announces the passing of Bill Kozub at his home from complications brought on by cancer on August 4, 2015 at the age of 85. Bill was born in Gimli, Manitoba on April 27, 1930 to Victor & Martha (Evanchuk) Kozub. He is survived by his loving wife Helen (Abramek) Kozub of 57 years, daughter Catherine Nugent (Timothy), son Christopher Kozub (Lori), grandson Austin Nugent (Yao) and granddaughter Sydney Nugent. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Barbara Abramek and by his niece, Joanne Dyack (Denis) and was predeceased by his brother-in-law, Chester Abramek (2011). Bill began his career at the age of 18 in Niagara designing & building custom homes. In September 1963, Bill & Helen moved to Delhi where he passed on his knowledge & love of construction for 26 years as a teacher at Delhi District Secondary School, Waterford and Valley Heights. Bill was active in his community: early on as a Kinsman; as a Member of the Delhi Golf & Country Club for more than 50 years; as a curler at Delhi and Norwich Curling Clubs for more than 50 years; and with Helen, as a Member of Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs Parish since their arrival in Delhi. Bill & Helen travelled across Canada and through the United States and many parts of Europe. Many thanks to Dr. Nunn and his nurse, Sue; The Outreach Group and Lillian, who was Bill’s Nurse.

Here’s a picture of Bill – 2nd from the right from a couple of years ago.


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