John Chiki

John Chiki

Sunday, January 16th, 1927 - Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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John Chiki
It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of John Chiki at Rapelje Lodge on Sunday December 9, 2018 in his 92nd year. John was born in Welland on January 16, 1927. He was predeceased by his first wife, Ivy Speight (1985) and is survived by his loving wife Geraldine. Beloved father of Sandra (Paul Smelsky) and Brian Chiki (Andrea). Treasured grandfather of Tamara (Mike Melito), Nicholas Smelsky, Kyle Chiki and Kara (Nik Goldenthal). Cherished great-grandfather of Emma, Michael, and Torsten Melito. Dear stepfather to David Sourwine (Jason and Kris), Dean Sourwine (Darryl and Leah) Robin and Craig Zavitz (Sommer and Tayler). Special thanks to the caring staff at Rapelje Lodge. The memorial service to honour John's life will be held at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill on Saturday, December 15th beginning at 2:00 pm. A private family internment will take place at Fonthill Cemetery on a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to Rapelje Lodge or the Alzheimer Society of Canada.
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 15th, 2018 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, December 15th, 2018 2:00pm
    James L. Pedlar Funeral Home
    1292 Pelham Street
    Fonthill, ON
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  • Interment

    Fonthill Cemetery - At a later date
    Brock Road
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Donations are being accepted for: ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF NIAGARA REGION.


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Louis Gaudier

Posted at 07:39pm
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Nancy Milne johnson

Posted at 12:51pm
Our condolences to you and our family on the passing of your father.
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Nancy John and Catherine Johnson

Posted at 12:13pm
The loss of someone dear to us is never easy but they live in our hearts and memories forever.
May he rest in peace

Monique Lamontagne

Posted at 03:16pm
So sorry for your loss . My deepest sympathies to the families .

Andy Glavac

Posted at 10:47am
My deepest condolences to the family . I always new John to be a kind and respectful person .

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