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PLUWAK, John - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Lida (nee Koropecka). Loving father to Marta (Juri) Choma, Roma (David) Osypowich and Tamara (Richard) Bondy. Proud grandfather to Marko, Andrew, Yuri, Tanya, Alexander and Alannah and great-grandfather to Kalyna and Aleksander. Godfather to Maria Koropecky and Bohdan Potichny and brother-in-law of Motria Koropecky. Family wishes to thank all the doctors, nurses and staff of Runnymede Healthcare Centre for their continuing support and care over the years. Family will receive friends at the Turner & Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane Subway, on Sunday from 6-9 p.m. Panachyda 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church, 135 LaRose Ave., Toronto, on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 10 a.m. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. He will be fondly remembered for his kindness and generosity by his many friends and relatives in Canada, US and Ukraine. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Runnymede Health Care Centre. Online condolences may be made through

Published in the Toronto Star on Aug. 9, 2014