Brother Michael Kryklywy

Sisters and Brothers, It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Mike Kryklywy. Mike passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 21, 2019. Brother Kryklywy was a very well respected Locomotive Engineer who retired with 44 years service. He is remembered fondly by all of us who had the good fortune of having worked with him. On behalf of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference we extend our sincere condolences to the Kryklywy family, we share your loss.


KRYKLYWY, Michael - Michael Kryklywy of Toronto, Ontario died peacefully in his sleep on March 21, 2019. He was husband of 65 years to Pauline; father to 3 sons Kenneth (Kathy), Peter and Russell (Kelly); and had 4 grandchildren and 6 great- grandchildren. 'Mike' was born on September 6, 1930 near Ethelbert, Manitoba. He grew up on a farm during the Great Depression. After his schooling, he traveled to Toronto, Ontario to seek new opportunities. He found work with the Canadian Pacific Railway shoveling coal and stoking the fires of the old steam locomotives. He advanced with C.P. to diesel locomotive engineer where he retired 44 years later. Mike enjoyed family camping trips with his young family and after retirement, numerous vacations to the Caribbean, especially Cuba. More recently, Mike enjoyed visits from children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Rest in peace Mike. The family will received their friends at NEWEDIUK FUNERAL HOME, KIPLING CHAPEL, 2058 Kipling Avenue (North of Rexdale Boulevard) on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 5-8 p.m. Memorial Service in the chapel on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 11 a.m. Online condolences at

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Donations are being accepted for: CANADIAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION

Service Details

Friday, March 29th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday, March 30th, 2019 11:00am

Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel

2058 Kipling Avenue