George John PONAK

(Jan. 4, 1937 – June 10, 2009)

It is with great sadness, we announce George’s sudden passing.

He is survived by his loving wife, Peggy of 33 years; children: James, Gordon (Lisa), Kathy and Kelly (John); grandchildren: Caleb, Alexandra, Kendra, Michelle, Mark, Ayden, Ashley and Tyler; his brother, Emil (Carol); brother-in-law, John; cousin, Bob; nephews Darrin (Cindy), Dean (Alicia) and Brent; and numerous great nieces and nephews.

George was committed to our Lord, family, friends and work. He was a man of integrity, optimism, had a great sense of humour and loved his sports.

A Memorial Service will be held at First Avenue Christian Assembly, 46510 1st Ave., Chilliwack, BC, on Thurs. June 18, 2009 at 11:00. A small reception at the church will follow.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.