RYBKA, John Maxim - August 25, 1925 – September 20, 2020 - John passed away peacefully on Sunday September 20, 2020 at Shepherd Lodge, Scarborough, Ontario in his 96th year.
He was born on the outskirts of Lvov, Ukraine and immigrated to Canada at age 9.
He was predeceased by his loving wife Anne Rybka (2014), son John Alex, parents Maxim and Anna Rybka, brother Alex, sister Mary Ann Lylloff, sister-in-law Olga Rybka and niece Dale Nikkanin.
Left to mourn are his children Joy (Dexter) Higgins, Grace Dobson, Catharine (Scott) Doggart and John (Elaine) Rybka.
Beloved “Gigi” of Christy (John Paul) Nolan, Rhett (Dorcas) Higgins, Jerry (Hilary) Dobson, Sarah (Adam) Dobson, Jason (Shari) Doggart, Rebecah (Rob) Wyllie, Jeremiah (Stephanie) Doggart, Kaitlyn (Dan) Rybka, Emmalee Rybka, Jordan Rybka and Madison Rybka.
Great “Gigi” of John-Phillip Nolan, Joyce-Lyn Nolan, Glen Sedore, Lillian Sedore, Julia Doggart, Emily Doggart, Maxim Higgins, Eli Higgins, Harper Wyllie and Waverlee Dunsmoor Rybka.
John will be fondly remembered for passionately serving his Lord and His Church.
He excelled in his various endeavours, but his greatest achievement was his family.
We are blessed to call him ours.
Arrangements with Chapel Ridge Funeral Home, Markham, Ontario.