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.