M. Iwan Kochtubajda
1928 - 2020
Les funérailles auront lieu :
Église ASSUMPTION BLESSED VIRGIN M6175, 10e AVE, MONTREAL
Le vendredi 11 décembre 2020 à 10h
Passed away peacefully early Sunday, December 6, 2020 in his 92nd year.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 71years, Francine, son Bohdan (Lillian) and son-in-law Peter; Dido to Matthew (Stephanie), Andrew (Elice), Stefanie (Mark), Christina, Sarah (Patrick), Alexandra, Christopher and John; Pradido to Taylor, Jeremy, Bradley, Josie, Brea, Corbin and Athena. He is also survived by extended family members and friends in Ukraine, Belgium, Greece, New Brunswick and California.
Iwan was predeceased by his parents Petro and Evdokia; siblings Dmetro, Mykola, Eugenia and Pavlinka; and infant son Ivancho and daughter Geraldine. He was born in the village of Rakovetz in Western Ukraine. After the war, he and Francine met and were married in Belgium. They moved to Montreal in 1951 where they settled and raised their family. Ivan was a devout and active member of the church and enjoyed playing chess and spending time with his family.
A private Panachyda service will take place on Friday December 11 at 9:30 AM at Alfred Dallaire Memoria (3254 Bellechasse); followed by a private funeral service at 10:00 AM at The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church. He will be laid to rest at Notre-Dame-des-Neiges cemetery. We express our gratitude to the staff of the emergency department at the Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur-de-Montréal.