Sam Chopoidalo



April 18, 1920 – October 27, 2016

On Thursday, October 27, 2016 Sam Chopoidalo passed away at the age of 96.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 70 years Stephine; sons: Steve, Orest and Alex (Natalie); daughters: Jean, Mary (Bob) Bond, Elsie (Don) Gordon, Anna (Ron) Schuler, Sylvia, Lynette Moellman (Mike), Lorraine (Dwayne) Winn; eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; four brothers: Bill, John, Paul (Ann), Andy (Louise) and one sister Tillie (Mike) Sheremata.

Sam was predeceased by his parents Nick and Anna; brothers: Mike, Jack; sister Sophie; son-in-law Al Moellman and daughter-in-law April.

A public viewing will take place from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at Serenity Funeral Service, 5311-91 Street.

A Divine Liturgy will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Frains Ukrainian Catholic Church, in Frains, AB, with Father Slavko Dumec officiating. Interment will follow at the Frains Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the wonderful staff at the Strathcona Care Centre who cared so much for Sam. Memorial donations may be made to the Strathcona Care Centre, Resident Equipment Fund, 12 Bower Drive, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 1V3, or a charity of one’s choice.

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5311-91 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 6E2

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Sharon, Eric and family

So sad to hear of your loss of your father,grandpa and great grandpa. Please know our hearts and prayers are with you at this time and we will be thinking of you especially on Weds and Thursday when you say the last goodbyes and for forever as you hold the memories of him so close in all your hearts.

Suzanne Duma

My deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved father.
Thinking of you during your time of deep sorrow.

Olga Shushmaruk

Sorry for your loss Stephane and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Sister Olga

Betty Gordon, Olga and Peter Shushmaruk

Chopoidalo Family so sorry for your loss. May you reflect and he live on in all the memories you built through the years and they, the values he instilled in you all, and hard work be passed on through generations forward. RI.P. Uncle Sam and brother-in-law

Betty, Peter and Olga Shushmaruk

Elaine Nikiforuk

Lynette, Mike, Sarah, Troy and Selena

My sincere condolences on hearing about the passing of your Dad and Geto. My prayers are with you at this time. If there is anything I can do – I’m just a phone call away.

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