John Edward Chinery


On January 24, 2018, John Edward Chinery of Edmonton, (formerly of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island), passed away at the age of 75 years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Sylvia; his children: Laura, Sean (Allison) and Carmen; grandchildren: Abigail and Graeme.

A prayer service will be held on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 10902 – 96 Street, Edmonton at 7:00 pm with Archimandrite Philip Speranza officiating. Funeral service will be on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 10:30 am at St. Elias Orthodox Church, Pakan, Alberta with Archimandrite Gerasim Power officiating.

Interment in the church cemetery to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Elias Orthodox Parish – c/o Sharon Kurceba, PO Box 327, Smoky Lake, AB T0A 3C0 or a charity of your choice.

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Holy Trinity Orthodox Church

10902 - 96 Street Edmonton, Alberta

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St. Elias Orthodox Church

Range Rd 171A Township Rd 584, Pakan, Alberta

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Ron and Gloria Rosychuk

We are deeply saddened by John’s falling asleep to be with the Lord. Our sincere condolaces, to Sylvia and family. We will miss his joyful and helpful presence at Holy Trinity Church in Smoky Lake and all of our sister churches.
Eternal Memory

Eugene Tywoniuk

Dear Sylvia: please accept my sincere condolences for your tremendous loss. I know he was very dear to you.
God bless and be strong and cherish the memories you both had together.

Your Friend Eugene

Caren and David Brookes

Dear Sylvia, Sean and family and Laura and Carmen. We are shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of one of our wonderful long time neighbours. Over forty plus years of sharing and caring across the lane from each of our families. We know that he is now at peace and with you in spirit. We pray that you will find peace also during this difficult time.

mrs linda chinery

so sorry to hear of your loss sylvia,i only met john once but still remember him,he was a lovely man R I P john,sending hugs your way to all xxxxxxxxxxxx

Anna Mah

Dear Sean, I am so sorry to hear that your father passed away so suddenly. Deepest condolences.

Chantelle Nathan

Sean, Allison, Abigail and Graeme (and all of your family),

Our sincerest condolences to you and your family.

Chantelle, Trevor, Sierra and Lucas.

Jim and Sylvia Ostapowich

Dear Sylvia and family,
We are so deeply saddened to hear of John’s sudden passing. Our condolences to you and your family . It is never easy to let go of a loved one but know he will always be with you in spirit as spirit is what he had. May God comfort you in this profound time of sorrow. May John’s memory be forever eternal.

Adeline Hupka

Dear Sylvia & Family Our condolences to you and your family. We will miss him at Chahor. May John rest and peace. God bless you all and comfort you in your time of need. Peace to you all

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