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Saturday February 9, 2013

KIT, Reverend Deacon John, B.A., M. Ed., M. Div.
Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on February 8, 2013. John will be lovingly remembered by his wife Rose of 58 years, and his children Dr. John Kit, (Zoriana), Mary Anderson, Marlene Moss (Michael), Jerry Kit (Janice), Patricia Halliwell (Gary), and Andrea Beatty (Michael). Proud Grandfather of Tamara, Alanna, Olivia, John Andrew, Kalyna, Laura, Mariah, Robert, Kristen, Michael, Maegan, Alexa, Lauren, Christopher, Vanessa and James. He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. John was a well respected and loved secondary school teacher at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School in St. Catharines, Ontario for most of his teaching career. He was ordained as a Deacon in Sts. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church in 1993. Although he will be sadly missed, we are comforted knowing he is at peace and embraced in the arms of our Lord. Vichnaya Pam'iat. Deacon John's family will receive visitors at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 585 Carlton Street, St. Catharines on Sunday, February 10th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Visitation will also be held on Monday, February 11th at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church, 14 Rolls Avenue from 6-9pm. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 12th at 10am at the church. Rite of Committal Victoria Lawn Cemetery. Panachyda will be recited in the funeral home on Sunday at 7pm, and Parastas will be served at the church on Monday at 7pm. If desired, memorial donations to the Sts. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church Building Fund would be appreciated by the family.

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