On Saturday, April 28, 2012, John Cyril Macosko was summoned by his Lord to his eternal rest. With loved ones at his bedside he peacefully left this earth to be reunited with his beloved Katherine once again.
John is survived by his son Joseph, his daughter and son-in-law Anna and Lee Stefano, two precious grandchildren: LeeAnn (Chad) Smith and Michael (Kristie) Stefano, and five beautiful great grandchildren: Keegan, Ava and Mya Smith and Kylie and Corbin Stefano. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Maria Macosko, his sister Anna Dolcinkova and his wife Katherine.
John came to Fernie in 1950 where he secured a job with the mines in Coal Creek, then Michel, BC. He started his welding business, Macosko Welding and enjoyed working until he was 82 years of age. He raised his family in Fernie, taking pleasure and pride in his work and giving to others
Prayers were held at the Holy Family Catholic Church on Wednesday, May 2nd. Funeral Mass was celebrated on Thursday, May 3rd with Father Bart van Roijen, Celebrant. Interment followed at St. Margaret’s Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.