TYPA email@example.com_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-23 published
Passed away after a courageous and well fought battle with Emphysema at Laurentian Hospital in Sudbury on June 20, 2007.
John was born in Ukraine on April 4, 1904, in the Village of Werchrata, Rawaruska District Halychyna, son of the late Petro YUSKEWICH and Anne (HUK.)
He was predeceased by his sister Maria SMUT, cousins Doris GUAY and Polly CZEREWKO.
John came to Canada in 1948 to Wishart, Saskatchewan, sponsored by Fred G. Bzdel. He went to Winnipeg in 1949 to his aunt Julie TYPA, where he worked for the C.N.R. In 1950 he moved to Sudbury where he worked for Inco in the mines and smelter until his retirement in 1984. At the mine he was known by his fellow workers as "Fur Coat Johnny".
John is survived by his nephew Michael DUDA, his wife Louise and their son Sebastien in Montreal. Nieces Katyryna KUZMIAK and Maria SZCZERBIK both in Ukraine. Cousins Harry TYPA, Joanne HEALEY and Helen HUEN in Winnipeg, Michael CZEREWKO in Havelock. Joan PETERS, Janet PETERS, Steve PETERS, Joseph PETERS, his wife Irene in Saint Thomas.
The family would like to give special thanks to the Staff at Westmount Retirement Home and the Doctors and Nurses at Saint_Joseph's and Laurentian Hospitals.
Resting at the Jackson and Barnard Funeral Home, Sudbury. Funeral Mass in Saint Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 40 Notre Dame Ave., Tuesday, June 26th, 2007 at 10 a.m. Interment in the Civic Cemetery, Second Ave. Donations to Saint Mary's Church or charity of your choice would be appreciated. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday.
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