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Peter Ference

June 2, 1930 - November 16, 2015


On November 16, 2015, Mr. Peter Ference of Vegreville, formerly of Elk Point, passed away at the age of 85 years. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary; 3 sons & 2 daughters, Andrew (Jean), Raymond (Christine), Joyce (Don) Spitzke, Jim (Kerry) & Carrie (Tod) Hohl; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, Mike (Olga); sister, Mary (Henry) Lychak; numerous nieces & nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents, John & Mary; brothers, John, Joe, Bill, Steve & George; sisters, Anne & Anna. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 21 at 11:00 a.m. at Allied Arts Centre, 4605 – 57 Avenue, Elk Point, AB.  Reverend Father Mark Sych will be officiating, with interment in Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Elk Point. If desired, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta or charity of one’s choice c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.  To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.  
GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Barbara Cooke
Relation: Friend of Daughter Joyce Spitzke

Joyce & Family; My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

From: Terry & Christina Macyk
Relation: aquaintances of Andrew & Jean

With heartfelt sympathy and prayers. May memories of happy times bring you comfort.
Eternal Memory! Vichnaya Pamyat!

From: Roxann Trouth

Dear Andy, my condolences on the loss of your dad. My thoughts are with you.

From: Lorne & Karen Rowley
Relation: Former neighbors

To Mary and family. Are thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. We have lots of great memories of Peter ,he will be missed.

From: Bill and Leah Hesson
Relation: friends of Carrie and Tod

Our hearts are saddened by your loss. We send our deepest condolences to you and your mom and the rest of the family.

From: Dave & Sandy Shankowski
Relation: Uncle

To Mary and family. Our deepest condolences for your loss. Uncle Peter and your family always bring back fond memories of times spent on and off the farm. The times consumed during family visits and community events will last a life time.
We will also remember Peter for the immense pride he took in the crafts and hobbies he endeavored.
Mary, Peter has gone from holding your hand to holding God’s.
God bless you and your family.

From: Richard and Janet Cahayla-Wynne
Relation: Cousin

Dear Mary and family,
We are so happy to have had Peter in our lives. Both of you have given our family wonderful memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Love always
Janet and Rich

From: Michelle Chase
Relation: childhood friend of Joyce

Sending my condolences on your recent loss.

From: Štefan Capko
Relation: family

Dear Mary, Andrew and all the family. We are very sorry to hear of the passing of dear uncle Peter. The memories of him and his humour always stay in our minds. All family in Košice, Príkra and Prague are with you in our prayers and minds. Our thoughts are with you and all Ference family. Vichnaja jemu pamjať! Sincerely Števo Capko and family

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 21, 2015
Beginning at 11:00am

Allied Arts Centre
4605 - 57 Ave.
Elk Point, Alberta, AB Canada

4605 - 57 Ave.
Elk Point, Alberta, AB Canada

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Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:
If desired, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta or charity of one’s choice c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. 

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