October 8, 1920 – January 16, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Gaponow, beloved husband and father, at the age of 92 years.
John came to Canada after WWII with high hopes of a new life here. He succeeded beyond his own dreams and with his wife and son, built a successful custom home building business. He was a founding member of the Alberta New Home Warranty Program and took great pride in building beautiful homes for his customers. John will be dearly missed by his loving wife of sixty-three years Marianne and son George (Alexandra).
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Russian Greek Orthodox Church of All Saints (905 – 8th Avenue N.E.) on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Russian Greek Orthodox Church of All Saints (905 – 8th Avenue N.E.) on Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Our family would like to thank the dedicated staff at the Beverly Centre Glenmore for looking after John these past two years.
In living memory of John Gaponow, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences