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Josephine Chopty (Brezinski)

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Birthplace: Saskatchewan, Canada
Death: April 01, 2002 (81)
Langenburg, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Daughter of Mike Brezinski and Anna Brezinski
Wife of Walter L Chopty
Mother of Mike Chopty; Private; Russell Chopty; Lorne Chopty and Private User
Sister of Peter Brezinski; Edward Kazimierz Brezinski; Carl Brezinski; Walter Brezinski; Mary Teresa Bugiera and 7 others

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About Josephine Chopty

Mrs. Josephine Chopty, widow of Walter Chopty of Churchbridge and formerly the Invermay district passed away on Monday April 1, 2002 at the Langenburg Special Care Home. She was eighty-one years of age. Josephine Elisabeth Chopty was born on March 21, 1921 on her family's farm in the Invermay district of Saskatchewan. A daughter of Mike and Anna (nee Nazar) Brezinski. Josephine grew up on the farm and attended school. At an early age she was stricken with polio which affected her whole life but never held her back. On October 25, 1937 Josephine was united in marriage to Walter Chopty at Invermay. Josephine and Walter farmed along side one another in the Invermay district where they raised their family. They continued to farm until Walter's health began to fail and they moved into Churchbridge. Josephine enjoyed flowers, gardening and filled her quite time crafts such as crocheting embroidery and knitting. She especially loved her family and the special visits from her friends, children, grandchildren and later great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by her husband, Walter; two sons, Russell and Lorne; and four brothers; John, Edward, Zigmund, Walter and Peter. Josephine leaves to cherish her memory, her son, Mike (Alice) of Churchbridge; two daughters, Vikki Gogal of Creston, BC and Margaret (Earl) Sundahl of Richmond, BC; daughter-in-law, Jeanette Chopty of Richmond, BC; fifteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; four brothers; Carl (Anne) of Winnipeg, Marion (Betty) of Yorkton, Stanley (Eileen) of Yorkton, Tony (Colleen) of Regina and Louys (Ada) of Invermay; two sisters, Mary Bugiera of Rama and Adelle (Lorne) Rosko of Winnipeg; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and relatives.

Prayer services were held on Wednesday, April 3rd at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Churchbridge. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday, April 4th at St. Mary's Church in Churchbridge with Rev. Fr. Rick Krofchek and Rev. Fr. Brad Fahlman as the Celebrants. The readers were James Chopty and Megan Olivier and the altarservers were Dallas Toles, Ian Olivier and Corwin Shanner. Carol Toles and Collette Shanner served as communion ministers. The organist, Lacelyn Chyz led in the singing of the hymns, 'Sing to the Mountains, 'Peace Prayer', 'Hail Queen of Heaven' and 'Amazing Grace'. The giftbearers were Dominique Chopty and Sheryl Chopty. The interment followed in St. Vladimir & Olga Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Invermay with Greg Toles, Jim Squire, Dwight Shanner, Bernie Kuras, Stanley Kuras and Greg Bugiera serving as the casket bearers. Funeral arrangements were in care of Bailey's Funeral Home

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Josephine Chopty's Timeline

1921
March 21, 1921
Saskatchewan, Canada
1941
September 7, 1941
Age 20
Invermay, SK, Canada
1945
October 9, 1945
Age 24
Invermay, SK, Canada
2002
April 1, 2002
Age 81
Langenburg, Saskatchewan, Canada
April 4, 2002
Age 81