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Memorable Manitobans: Matthew “Sophia” Nykoliuk (1914-1989)

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Born at Lethbridge, Alberta on 26 August 1914, Sister Matthew entered the Congregation of the Sister Servants of Mary Immaculate in July 1929 and made her final profession in August 1937. In 1958, she completed a nursing program at St. Boniface Hospital and later, a Pastoral Care Program in Ottawa. She worked with the sick on various missions in the prairie provinces and from 1960 to 1963 was in charge of the nursing unit at the St. Paul’s Home in Dauphin. She was Superior of various homes in Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan and opened various institutions throughout Canada. In 1972, she returned to Dauphin and continued to work within the parish, for various institutions there. She died at Winnipeg on 23 March 1989.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, Sunday, 26 March 1989, page 30.

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 21 October 2009

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