Elma (nee Hopko) passed away peacefully on July 27, 2006 at the MSA Hospital in Abbotsford. Elma was born on May 20, 1917 in Pleasant Home, Manitoba. She was predeceased by her beloved husband John in May of 1984 as well as her brothers and sisters. Elma will be remembered by her loving family: son Jack (Gisela), grandson Dean, granddaughter Tanya, daughter Joan, her dog Olympia, sisters Nellie Persoage and Betty Woloshyn also nieces, nephews and dear friends. Our very special thanks to Eric and Jean, her neighbors and relatives who helped her these past few years. A visitation will be held on Wed. Aug 2, 2006 from 12:00-1:00 pm at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Rd., with a reception to follow. A Graveside Service will be held on Wed. Aug 2, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. at Hazelwood Cemetery. Casket Bearers will be Jack Ziyone, Eric Lane, Ian McLean, Dean Ziyone, Sam McMath and Gary Boyko. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the S.P.C.A., 1245 East 7th Ave., Vancouver, BC V5T 1R1.
Woodlawn Funeral Home