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John Yopyk

November 30, 1942 - October 28, 2016


On October 28, 2016, Mr. John Yopyk of St. Paul passed away at the age of 73 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Annette; 3 sons & 4 grandchildren, Darren (Wendy) & their daughter, Morgan, Jeffrey (Janna) & their daughters, Juliette & Amelie, Ryan (Allison) & their son, Carter; 2 sisters, Mary (Myron) Lewicky & Elizabeth (Arnold) Shelton; 2 brothers, Orest (Barbara) & Larry (Varka); numerous nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Stanley & Anna. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 4 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Cathedral, St. Paul. Reverend Father Gerard Gauthier will be the celebrant, with interment in St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Northern Valley. If desired, donations may be made to Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation or STARS c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB. T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

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From: Donald and Lilian Demchuk
Relation: Colleague and friend

So sorry to hear of John’s passing away. He was a good teacher and a good friend! Our thoughts and prayers are with you Annette and your family.

From: Lorna & Rick Patry
Relation: Friends

With deepest sympathy, love and prayers we offer our condolences to the entire family.
Rick & Lorna Patry and Family

From: Bill and Gloria Hall
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Annette and family, our sincere condolences in your loss. May God help you through this difficult journey.

From: Dennis and Gloria Zukiwsky
Relation: dear friend, coaching partner, room mate and best man

Annette, Darren,Jeff and Ryan and families, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the many warm memories you have of. John comfort you during this difficult time.
Dennis and Gloria Zukiwsky and family

From: Pat Tymofichuk

Annette, my sincere condolences to you and your family.

From: Claude and Diane Roche
Relation: Friends

Sorry for your loss Annette. Our condolences to you and your family.

From: Marielle Dagenais
Relation: Student

So sorry for your loss Annette and family. May his memories give you strength at this difficult time.

From: Orson Gadowsky
Relation: University classmate

John and I became close friends during our years in the faculty of Education at the University of Alberta. Whether working on assignments or spending some recreational time together, John always made it more fun.
My condolences to the family.
Orson Gadowsky

From: Derrick germain
Relation: Teacher

We all become products of the men we are mentored by… JY was one of those men for me… great teacher, coach mentor and friend… Rest In Peace.

From: Paul and Myrna Lemay
Relation: Cousin

Our condolences to you, Annette, and all your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this sad time. We are sorry that we were not able to attend John’s funeral but hope that we will be able to visit you sometime soon.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 4, 2016
Beginning at 10:30am

St. Paul Cathedral
4625 - 50 Ave.
St. Paul, AB Canada

4625 - 50 Ave.
St. Paul, AB Canada

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If desired, donations may be made to Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation or STARS c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB. T0A 3A1

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