Roy Byrtus

10 November 1923–13 February 2003 (Age 79)
Athabasca, Alberta, Canada

The Life of Roy

When Roy Byrtus was born on 10 November 1923, in Athabasca, Alberta, Canada, his father, John Byrtus Sr., was 30 and his mother, Eva Hechko, was 24. He died on 13 February 2003, in his hometown, at the age of 79.

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John Byrtus Sr.
Eva Hechko
Mary Byrtus
Annie Byrtus
John Robert Byrtus
Roy Byrtus

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Age 59

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

1 Czech and Slovak (Bartuš): from a short form of the personal name Bartoloměj, Czech form of Bartholomew .2 Hungarian: variant of Bartos .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Reflections From Across the River: a history of the area north of Athabasca; Northern Heights Historical Society; 1994

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