September 19, 1951 ~ July 9, 2016
It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Clifford Opyc with his loving family by his side at age 64.
Clifford will be sadly missed by his loving, caring wife Margaret and children Cory (Deanna), Stacy, and very adored granddaughter Danna-lee.
He is also survived by his mother Eva Opyc, brothers John Opyc (Barb), Greg Opyc (Lori), sister Mary Kuzyk (Tim), sister-in-law Tammy Opyc, mother-in-law Anne Stutski, brothers-in-law Allan Stutski (Donna), Gary Stutski, Grant Stutski (Debbie), Lawrence Stutski (Leanne), John Stutski (Sherri), sisters-in-law Terrie Hofer (Sam), Rose Sahidak (Ted), and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Joseph, brother Ronald, sister Gloria Dudych and father-in-law Sam Stutski.
Clifford was born and raised in Beausejour, Manitoba. He lived most of his life on the family Opyc homestead in Seddon’s Corner. He worked his entire career with Inland Aggregates. Clifford loved operating his loader and cutting his acres and acres of grass.
Clifford enjoyed playing crib and watching hockey. He was a big Toronto Maple Leafs fan. He was an amazing Poppa to Danna-lee and she brought him such joy and fulfillment to his heart and to his life.
Prayers will be held on Friday, July 15 at 7:00 p.m. at Sobering Funeral Chapel, 1035 Park Ave E., Beausejour. Divine Liturgy will be held on Saturday, July 16 at 10:00 a.m. at Sobering Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Parkinson Canada, 7-414 Westmount Drive, Winnipeg, MB R2J 1P2.
The family would like to thank Seven Oaks Home Care for their dedicated services, kindness and compassion during his past few years of illness. Also a big thank you to Luther Home Day Program Services for their twice a week activities. They also want to thank the Winnipeg Fire Department and Paramedics Services for all their efforts.
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Sue Ross Pearce
So sorry for your loss..Clifford was always so happy and always had a story to share. I will always remember him cutting all the grass at your homestead at Seddon’s Corner. He was always working hard at everything. Sending you all strength during this difficult time. RIP Clifford.
I’m so sorry to hear of Clifford’s passing. He was a true friend to my husband, Wayne Pommer. They spent many years of great friendship. I send my condolences to Margaret, Eva, and all the family. I know only to well what losing someone special in your life is like. R IP Clifford.
Ron & Linda Onofreychuk
So very sorry for your loss Margaret but you know Cliff is definitely in a better place. Sending condolences and hugs your way.