HORDIENKO, John - (October 25, 1923 - August 3, 2017) - Passed away peacefully in his 93rd year at St. Joseph's Hospital.
Beloved husband of Nina (Krestynski) for 55 years, cherished father of Christine (Nicholas) and Gregory (Joanne) and a kind and caring grandfather to Zachary, Megan, Sarah and Emma.
He will be greatly missed by family and friends both here and in Ukraine. After coming to Canada in 1946, John worked in forestry in Kapuskasing and fondly remembered both friends and experiences from that time in his life. Moving to Hamilton in 1947 he began work at Stelco and retired after 35 years.
He was an active member of St. Valdimir's Orthodox Church as a choir member, Ukrainian school parent board member, and veteran. Always hard working and busy, he found it rewarding to be in the garden and fixing things about the house. There are many warm memories of trips up north, fishing and enjoying time with family.
With heartfelt thanks to Dr. Boyle and nurses on CTU West.
Visitation will be at Truscott, Brown & Dwyer funeral chapel, 1309 King Street East, Hamilton on Tuesday, August 8th from 2pm to 4 pm and 7pm to 9pm, with Panachyda at 7:30pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, August 9th at 10:30am, followed by interment at Woodland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to The Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko (www.shevchenkofoundation.com) would be appreciated by the family.