John passed peacefully from this life April 24, 2013 following a gradual decline in health. He was 84 years old. John was supported by his loving family and his caregivers during the last days of his life. He was born in Poland but has lived in Canada since immigrating here in 1939.
John is survived by his son Ron (Sherry) Wakulchik and daughters Kathy (Blair) Chatterson and Debbie (Colin) Paton; grandchildren Lisa (Bruno) and Mark Wakulchik, Cody and Lindsay Chatterson and Kyle and Taryn Paton, and great grandchildren Ava Bruno and Keegan Wakulchik. He was predeceased by his wife Leona and his son John.
A loving father and grandfather, John enjoyed spending his time in Mother Nature’s playground; fishing the local lakes and streams, hunting the backcountry he knew so well or tending to his beautiful gardens. John’s life has left a legacy for his family and future generations to treasure.
In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Messages of condolence may be made to the family at www.cherishedmemoriesfs.com Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.