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DORCHAK, John Doyle

August 27, 1955 – Lethbridge, Alberta
July 25, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

John Dorchak, beloved husband of Sue Dorchak (nee Lloyd) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at the age of 62 years.

Besides his loving wife Sue, John is survived by his beloved daughter and son-in-law, Melinda and Dennis; his grandchildren, Teygan and Payton; his mother, Lillian and her husband, John; his brother, Vete; his niece, Jaclyn; and numerous extended family and friends.

John was predeceased by his father, Doyle.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street S.E., Calgary, AB) on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in John’s honour may be made directly to an animal charity of donor’s choice.

In living memory of John Dorchak, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th STREET S.E., Calgary, AB T2Z 4E6, Telephone: 403-203-0525.

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  1. John & Cynthia :

    Auntie Lil & John, Sue & Malinda & Vete — sending our Love, Sympathy & Hugs!! Words cannot express our sorrow! Please Feel our love & support!!
    Love John & Cynthia & family

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  2. Lacie owens :

    I’m so sorry Melinda and family. Hugs to u all. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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  3. Shirley labrash :

    I’m sending you my condolences to all the family and all my prayers for you all. We’ll all miss Johnny he was so loved.

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  4. Sue, Melinda and family, Aunt Lillian and John, Vete and Jaclyn. Thinking of you during this difficult time, so sorry for your loss. Rod and Maureen Gergel and families.

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  5. Carolyn Jonason :

    Sue, Melinda and family. We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We would be there on Sunday but unfortunately are out of town. Sending our love!

    Carrie, Kevin, Paige and Hayley Jonason

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  6. Kathleen davies :

    Please accept our heartfelt condolences and sympathy
    For your families loss.
    Kathleen and Angela

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  7. Taletta & Ginger :

    Sue, Melinda and Family, Aunt Lillian and John, Vete and Jaclyn. so sorry to hear about Johnny, may you find strength with each other over the next few day. Sending hugs to all.

    Taletta Dorchak & Ginger Rose & family

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  8. Lisa and Reg :

    Our sympathies to the family. Johnny was a great man. He will be miss . Big HUGS . Lisa & Reg

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  9. Darren & Rosemary Gergel :

    We are so saddened to hear of your loss of John. He was one of a kind. Our thoughts are with you.

    Darren, Rosemary, Brittany & Jonathan Gergel

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  10. My sympathies to you and you family from my family have many good memories with John and family

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  11. Darren & Rosemary :

    We are so saddened to hear of your loss of John. He was one of a kind. Our thoughts are with you.

    Darren, Rosemary, Brittany & Jonathan Gergel

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  12. Richard and Gloria Papworth & family :

    Sue, Melinda & family, Aunt Lillian & John, Vete & Jaclyn. Thinking of you all at this very sad time. We will miss John’s lively conversations & his zest for new adventures. So sorry for your loss.

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  13. Richard & Gloria Papworth & family :

    Sue, Melinda & family, Aunt Lillian & John, Vete & Jaclyn. Thinking of you all at this very sad time. We will miss John’s lively conversations & his zest for new adventures. So sorry for your loss.

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  14. Shauna Munoz :

    Susan, Lilian and the entire family of John
    We are completely heartbroken to know John is no longer with us. We hope you all find comfort that he is no longer struggling with his health.
    We are so sorry for your loss.
    Love all of us at Blackfoot Metals.

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  15. Janet Mireault4 :

    To my very dear Aunt Lillian and her husband John and to Sue and family and to Vete and family…
    So sad to hear about a very dear son, husband, brother and grandfather and a very special cousin, John. We are thinking of you at this time and wishing you our heartfelt condolences for comfort and peace. Hoping that you can hold on to all the wonderful memories of such a great and unique person. Love and hugs from Janet and Gerry Mireault &family.

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  16. Merlyn and Cindy Howg :

    We are very sorry to hear that Johnny has passed. Our most sincere condolences to all of his loved ones. Hugs everyone.

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  17. Tere, Michelle, and all us at Schanks South :

    To All of Johns Family,

    We would like to express our sincerest sympathy to you all. John will be truly missed by all of us at Schanks South. We really enjoyed visiting and seeing John, he was a true Gentleman and Horseman, and quite the “Handicapper” . His warm smile, calling us for results, and his warm person, will forever be remembered.

    Sincerely,
    Tere, Michelle, and all of us at Schanks South

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  18. Sue, Melinda, Lillian and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. John was an amazing and wonderful man and it truly was an honor to know him. May you find peace and comfort knowing that he is with the angels looking down upon you, smiling. He will be truly missed.
    Love and hugs from Karen & Randy Mault

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  19. Kevin Robinson :

    From you friends at Mermac construction. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with family and friends . We will miss John
    And his infectious personality.

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  20. Thinking of you at this time. Johnny will be sadly missed. We have fond memories of our time together. Sorry that we won’t be able to attend the service.

    Tim, Lorna and Family

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  21. Sue, Melinda, and family,
    Our deepest sympathy to all of you. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this very sad time.
    Tom and Lois Kelly

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  22. Our condolences go out to your family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We have a lot of fond memories with John. We are so sorry for the loss. John will be dearly missed. Love the Langdon’s.

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  23. I will miss John’s positive outlook on life. Sorry for your loss Lillian and Veet.

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  24. Sue, Melinda and family…. Heartbroken at the loss of Big Johnny. Thoughts, Prayers & HUGS from the Mccarroll’s

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  25. Brent and Colleen Brubaker :

    Sue, Melinda and family. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you during this tough time.

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  26. Jim & Janey Dunseith :

    From all of us at One Stop, Our deepest sympathy to all your family. So sorry for your loss Lillian and Veet, Johnny will be truly missed.

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  27. Laurie & Doug Brade & Family :

    Sue, Melinda & Family. We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Holding you all in our hearts and prayers at this difficult time. Love the Brades.

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  28. Bert and Marlene Bosch (Arthur) :

    So sorry to hear of John’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

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  29. Denise And Michael O'Regan :

    Sue, Melinda, Lillian, Vete, Jaclyn and Family. We both send our condolences to you all during this sad and difficult time. May your happy memories of your life with Johnny bring you comfort during this hard time and for the days ahead.
    Michael and Denise O’Regan

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  30. Erin & The Boven Family :

    Vete, Jaclyn and Family…
    We are so sorry to hear of Uncle Johnny’s passing.
    We enjoyed our visits with him at the shop. Loved hearing his great stories surrounded by that grand personality and welcoming nature. Thinking of you all during this sad time.
    Love The Boven’s

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  31. Penrat Narkvachara (Peer) & family. :

    My mother Lillian & father John, Vete & Jaclyn, and the entire family of Johnny.

    I am completely heartbroken to know Brother Johnny is no longer with us.
    Please accept my heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy to all in family. With my love and respect for my brother, Johnny. Although I have no chance to attend at funeral home today. I sent a pure love from my heart to my brother, Johnny. Even now, Johnny is not with us, but Johnny is still in my heart. He will be in my memory forever. I will forever be remembered. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.

    Love and hugs from Penrat Narkvachara (Peer) & family.

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  32. Penrat Narkvachara (Peer) & family. :

    My mother Lillian & father John, Vete & Jaclyn, and the entire family of Johnny.
    I am completely heartbroken to know Brother Johnny is no longer with us.
    Please accept my heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy to all in family.
    With my love and respect for my brother, Johnny. Although I have no chance to attend at funeral home today. I sent a pure love from my heart to my brother, Johnny. Even now, Johnny is not with us . But Johnny still in my heart. He will in my memory forever.
    He will forever be remembered.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time
    Love and hugs.
    from Penrat Narkvachara (Peer) & family.

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  33. Vete Dorchak :

    Dear sue and milinda and kids . Thank you for take such good care of my brother threw out his life. I can only try to understand your loss. He was a great big brother , partner threw most every venture we both did in life. Please find time for each other . For he built a great foundation for us all . May we all find our way through what he truly taught us all . Jaclyn will miss him as her go to guy . For he was this to us all

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  34. Marysue Frantz :

    Dear Sue, Our deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved husband John. Who
    you loved dearly.
    Sue, Melinda & family, John will be remembered as a devoted family man. R I P.
    Our sincerest sympathy.
    Love, Marysue, Corteen & James Frantz from Las Vegas, NV 8/5/2018

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  35. I will always remember John for his positive attitude and inspiration he left me with after every visit to the office where I had the privilege to meet this great man.

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