Metro (Matt) SHPELEY

Mr. Metro (Matt) Shpeley was born on July 18th, 1918 at Myrnam, Alberta and was called Home to be with his Lord on September 8th, 2007 at the age of 89 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Anne, to whom he was married for 65 years; two sons, Zenith of Prince Rupert, B.C. and Jerry (Sharon) of Vernon, B.C.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Wittow of Lacombe, Alberta and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four brothers, Anton, Bill, Paul and Nick; and two sisters, Lizzie and Olga. Matt served overseas during World War II for five years. He worked for the Provincial Government in Maintenance for 22 years while still farming as well. Matt loved the outdoors and his passions in life were fishing and gardening. The Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Friday, September 14th, 2007 at 1:30 P.M. with The Very Reverend Archpriest Isadore Woronchak officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. At the conclusion of the Graveside Service friends are invited to join the family at a Reception which will take place in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Matt to the Vernon Jubilee

Hospital Foundation, 2101-32nd Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 9Z9. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (542-1187)