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Borszczow Cemetery (Woodlight Cemetery)
Hinchcliffe, Kamsack Region, Saskatchewan

Hinchcliffe, Saskatchewan

Contributed by Evangeline Mostowchuk, Aug 03, 2003, last edited Jan 03, 2006 [van345@email.com]. Total records = 38.

Turn north at Junction 9 & 49 just east of Preeceville. Go north on Highway #9 to Hinchcliffe corner (There's a cemetery on the left). Turn right (east) at that corner, the grid road sign says Danbury. Go east 7 miles. Turn left (north) on grid road for 3 miles. Cemetery is on the right along the road.

John Smud (Zmut) donated 2 acres of land for this cemetery. The first person to be buried in this cemetery was Maria Kiselowski, 1852-1909, age 57. On Dec 20, 1913, the land was registered in the name of Borszczow Cemetery.

Most people refer to the cemetery as Woodlight Cemetery, as the school across the road was called Woodlight, as was a post office in earlier times. The first trustees were Steve Grominski, Alex Yarycky, Nicholie Smud(Zmut), Joe Zelikosky, and Tom Parasiuk.

This record represents the names on the headstones and the nameless crosses I saw in a visit to the cemetery, as accurately as I could read the headstones. Some are not in the best shape.

I visited the Borszczow Cemetery in mid Jul, 2003. I recorded the names and dates from the tombstones, some I transliterated, as they were in Ukrainian.

- Evangeline Mostowchuk

Andrusyk, Katerina Tinko, no dates
Gromniak, Franko, d. Jul 30, 1919
Jaremko, Ivan, b. 1851, d. Nov 2, 1939
Kisilowska, Maria, b. 1852, d. 1918
Medloski, Anna, b. 1900,d. 1984, wife of Dominick
Medloski, Dominick, b. 1882, d. 1972, husband of Anna
Moroz, Laurence, b. 1939, d. 1940
Moroz, Nekolo, b.1865, d. 1937
Pakalak, Donald, b. Sep 17, 1934, d. Dec 17, 1934
Parasiuk, Ivan, b.1874, d. Jun 7, 1944
Parasuik, Anna, b. May 15, 1880, d. Aug 8, 1955
Povleshen(?), Hanooska, b. 1837, d. 1935, 98 years
Ruscchak, Matrona, b. 1870, d. Dec 22, 1951, 70 years
Rusccka, Kerelo, b. 1805, d. Jan. 17, 1940
Smud(Zmud), Katlen (Joan), Jun 8, 1951, d. Dec 26, 1951
Smud, Annie, b. 1917, d. 1995, wife of Peter
Smud, Dora, b. 1881, d. 1950
Smud, Peter, b. 1898, d. 1970, husband of Annie
Smud, Peter, b. 1911, d. 1966
Spoczysha, Domito, d. 1914
Tanasiuk, Ed, b. 1918, d. 1995, husband of Mary
Tanasiuk, Mary, b. 1916, d. 2002, wife of Ed
Trakola, Yardohka, b. 1839, d. 1923
Yaremko, Anna, b. 1862, d. Nov 15, 1941
Yaremko, Elex, b. 1894, d. 1963
Yaremko, Joseph, b. 1903, d. 1965
Yaremko, Maria, d. 1922, Broken cross
Yaremko, Mary, b. 1906, d. 1977
Yarycky, Anne, d. 1932, w/o Fred Yarycky
Zmud, Ivan, b. 1875, d. 1941
Zmud, Kateryna, b. 1878, d. 1942
Zmud, Michail, b. 1905, d. 1912
Zmut(Smud), Helena, b. 1916, d. 2000, wife of Dmetro J.
Zmut(Smud),Dmetro J., b 1914, d. 1984, husband of Helena
Zmut, Albert, b. 1945, d. 1981
Zmut, Mekola, b. Apr 20, 1872, d. 1953
Zmut, Petro, d. Aug 14, 1935
Zuilkowsky, Joseph J., b. 1905, d. 1986

11 metal crosses, no names
Broken cross, no legible name
Cross, can't read name d. 1927
Metal cross, no name
Wooden cross by itself, no marking, off to the south along fence
Wooden stick

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