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Offline John of the North

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Family Friend
« on: September 06, 2007, 11:58:32 PM »
A family friend, Joe Furman (Ukrainian Orthodox) passed away last week.

He farned with my greatgrandparents in Southern Alberta when he first came to Canada, and would help write letters back to Ukraine for them. he was at my parents wedding as well.

Funeral is on Saturday.

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Ivan
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Offline GabrieltheCelt

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Re: Family Friend
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2007, 12:06:05 AM »
Lord have mercy on your servant.
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Re: Family Friend
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2007, 12:10:15 AM »
May Joseph's memory be eternal. :'(
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Re: Family Friend
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2007, 12:10:34 AM »
Memory eternal.
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Offline sohma_hatori

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Re: Family Friend
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2007, 08:20:51 AM »
Memory Eternal..
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Re: Family Friend
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2007, 08:37:43 AM »
God rest him.
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Re: Family Friend
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2007, 09:45:20 AM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: Family Friend
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2007, 06:26:52 PM »
Memory eternal.
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