SHAPKA, Kenneth William
September 13, 1955 - July 31, 2014
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Kenneth William Shapka. Left to cherish his memories are loving families; mother, Lucy; sisters, Diana (Jack) McClelland, Irene (Dan) Breitkreuz, Karen (Bill) Machura; brothers, Douglas (Janet), and Larry; sister-in-law, Linda Gaumont; long-time friend, Lydia Saruk and her two daughters, April (Sam) McCloud and Caitlin Saruk; also numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his father, Nick; grandparents, William and Helen Shapka, Metro and Mary Bandura; brother, Bob; and nephew, Bodel Shapka.
The family sincerely thanks all of the people who tended to Ken in his final moments. Also the family is most grateful for the kindness and support from all the relatives and friends.
Prayer service Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Willingdon Rec Centre, Willingdon. Funeral service Monday, August 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Desjarlais. Very Reverend Father Nikolai Nikolaev officiating with interment in church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal on Aug. 7, 2014