Polly J. Sapriken

Sadly the family of Polly J. Saprikin wishes to announce her passing at Talerico Place, with her loving daughter at her side, on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, blessed with 96 years of life.


Polly was born on July 19, 1919 in Glade, BC to parents Fanny(nee Doubinion) and John Loukianoff. Polly grew up in Glade where she married John Voykin and they had two sons, Bill(born 1936) and John(born 1938). With deep sadness, Polly lost both her husband and then son, Bill in tragic accidents.


Polly remarried to Harry Saprikin and they had two children, Harry(born 1949) and Polly(born 1956). Unfortunately, she later experienced the passing of both her remaining sons; John in 1999 and Harry in 2011.


Polly belonged to the Glade Cooking group and was a gracious hostess and a great cook! She enjoyed singing in many Russian choirs with the highlight being performing at Expo86. She loved gardening and providing family with her bounty. She enjoyed socializing during such activities as bus trips to Reno, playing cards with the ladies, and spending time with her family. Polly was very skilled at knitting and crocheting and cherished giving her handiwork to her family. She especially treasured her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Polly is survived by her daughter, Polly Campbell and granddaughter Mandy as well as her daughter in law Isabel Saprikin along with grandchildren Sherry, Christina and Bradly as well as great grandchildren Rachel, William, Joshua, Mathew, Faith, Dana and Deklan.


Polly was predeceased by sisters Dora, Tina and brother John.


Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Castlegar Funeral Chapel and services officiated by Harry Zeibin on Sept. 17th. Burial at the Glade Cemetery.


The family would like to thank Dr. Vasil and the staff and her friends at Talerico Place for the kind and compassionate care they provided. Also, a deep thank you to Castlegar Funeral Chapel, Harry Zeibin, the grave diggers and pall bearers.


A special thank you to family and friends who supported and comforted us during this time of grief.


Your family will always love

and miss you forever.