1925 - 2013
On February 22, 2013, we said goodbye to our dear Tato and Dido.
John is survived by his one son and six daughters: Irene (Richard) Casavant, Theresa (Tom) Parada, Janine (Len) Jacobs, Nadia (Mike) DeLong, Mark (Sheree) Wawrinchuk, Maria (Dave) Warren, Lillian (Kevin) Wawrinchuk; thirteen grandchildren: Ramona (Adrian), Matthew, Veronica, Brett, Simone (Curtis), Jennifer, Stephanie, Barry, Reggie, Luke, Jacob, Dylan (Sheena), Cameron; three great-grandchildren: Arabell, Cedric, Lincoln; nephew Victor (Jennie) Berezan, nephew Oryst (Zdennie) Berezan, niece Iris Tigner, niece Cecile (Chris) Huitema; and numerous relatives in Canada and Ukraine. Predeceased by wife Olga in 1981, daughter Natalka in 1971, and nephew Ezzard Berezansky in 2011. John was the youngest of six siblings and was predeceased by his five sisters.
Divine Liturgy Tuesday, February 26 at
11:00 a.m. at St. George Ukrainian Catholic
Church, 11305 - 95A Street. Reverend Anton Tarasenko officiating with interment in St. Michael's Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Mental Health Association, Edmonton Region, 800 Harley Court, 10045 - 111 Street N.W., Edmonton AB T5K 2M5.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal on Feb. 25, 2013