1927 – 2015

The family announces the passing of Metro Koropatnisky on September 1st, 2015. He was born in Foam Lake, Saskatchewan District and at the age of 14, moved to B.C. with his family. He worked at Rayonier Plant until it burned and then worked as a carpenter. Metro loved to travel. He spent three months in the Ukraine visiting his father’s relatives. Music was his life – singing and playing with different bands.

Metro leaves behind: his wife Lois; two sisters, Lucy and Angela; four brothers: Peter, Eugene, Wilmar, and John; nieces and nephews.

The Funeral Mass for Metro will be held at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 4100-28th Street in Vernon on Saturday, September 12th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Valleyview Memorial Gardens in Surrey on September 19th, 2015.

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