this may help a bit 1930 Nicholas (metro) Palachnuk, Mike (Mishca) Palanchnuk, and John Deveranchuk came to Canada. settle around Brandford Ontario Nicholas changed his last name to Palanik (my grandfather) Mike changed hs name to Palanuk (my uncle)
Mike passed away a few years ago but his wife (a Palanuk) is now living outside of winnipeg.In a retirement village with other relatives.
I'm trying to put together an expanded family tree. i hope we can help each other