Elliot Lake Funeral Chapel
& Cremation Centre
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Petro at the St. Joseph’s General Hospital in Elliot Lake on Thursday March 12, 2020 at the age of 96. Beloved husband of 45 years to Josephine, father of Fred, Verna, Diane & Terry, stepfather of Noreen (George), Vivian (Rick) & Deborah (Gordon). Also survived by 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren & 1 great great grandchild. He was born on August 23, 1923 in the Ukraine and immigrated to Canada in the 1940’s. He resided in Northern Ontario, moved to Mississauga & then settled in Elliot Lake around 7 years ago. Following a lengthy illness, Petro left to be with his Lord & Savior. Visitation will be held at the Elliot Lake Funeral Chapel & Cremation Centre (36 Ontario Ave) on Monday March 16, 2020 from 2 pm, until the time of service at 3 pm. Pastor Bob Davies officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial contributions to the St. Joseph’s Foundation of Elliot Lake would be appreciated by the family.
The Smetaniuk family would like to express their thanks to the nurses & staff at St. Joseph’s General Hospital, especially Dr. Stirrett & Dr. Britton-Foster, as well as nurses Elmer, Andrea & Earl for the homecare visits.
I miss and love you grandpa.
I will always cherish you words of wisdom on life, love, finances, and family. You’re knowledge will be with me forever.
Josie, our deepest condolences to you and your family.
Sending you all our love and prayers, especially today.
Peter, your kindness, friendly manner and laugh will always be remembered.
Ursula, Bruce, Andrew, Adriana and Andrea
Verna and family, please accept my condolences on the loss of your father. Neal
Verna I was so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Pete was a part of my family for many years. I knew him through my sister Josephine who passed many years ago. Condolences to his family at this time. I pray that you all find your peace through the Creator.