Obituary of Gary Peter Atamanyk
It is with sadness that the family announces his passing on March 7, 2019 at Hospice Niagara surrounded by their love. Loving husband of 44 years to Nada. Father of Julie Muscat (Colin) and “Gar” to Lori Atamanyk. Papa Gary to Lauren and Hayley. He is survived by his siblings Connie Chipkar, Sylvia Bosetti (late David), Richard Atamanyk (Helen), Daryl Atamanyk and by his step-mother Lois.
Gary was born and raised in Welland and has lived in Fonthill most of his life. He was a science and math teacher and when he retired became a trustee with the Niagara District School Board. Gary was an avid writer of his lifelong philosophies and treasured and recorded every precious moment with his family. He loved to vacation and couldn’t get enough of cruising the world with his wife Nada. You will be greatly missed and remembered always xo.
Gary’s family will receive friends at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne on Friday, March 8 from 7 – 9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Alexander Roman Catholic Church (50 Pelham Town Square, Fonthill). Rite of Committal will follow at Fonthill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Niagara – www.hospiceniagara.ca
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Port Colborne, Ontario
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