It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Pearl Ann Shopik, who peacefully passed away on July 15, 2019, at the age of 76 years. Pearl is remembered with love by daughters Cathy Baptista and Joanne Witwicki, son-in-law Victor Baptista, grandsons Victor Jr. and Evan Baptista, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Pearl is predeceased by parents Harry and Katie Shopik, siblings John, Metro, Mike, Nick, Bill, Mary and Lovetta, ex-husband Mike J Witwicki and loving partner Alexander Shipka.
Prayer service to be held on Monday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St.Elia, 11833-66st Edmonton. Funeral Service Tuesday, July 23 at 10:00 a.m. at Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St.Elia, 11833-66st Edmonton. Interment to follow at 2:30 p.m. at Bukowina Cemetery 5 63005 RR 173, Wostok, Alberta. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the doctors, nurses, and staff of the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute for their kindness, support, and care shown to Pearl during her stay there.