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Joseph Robert Pawelchak

March 3, 1928 ~ July 7, 2017 (age 89)


Pawelchak, Joseph Robert  [Canadian National Railway logo]


March 3, 1928 – July 7, 2017

Passed away with family by his side, at Ridge Meadows Hospital.  Predeceased by his wife Norma (Tudy) and son Carl, recent daughter in law Lori.  Survived by his children, grandchildren & great grandchildren, Fred (Taylor and Tony), Dan & Laura     (Kimberley, Daniel, Austin & Troy), Bob & Christine (Danielle, James, Leila, Brodie, Jason & Sam), Kelly & Ken, Penny & Mark (Ashley, Shelley & Heather) and  lifetime friend Bill Palizer.  Joe Worked for CNR as an engineer for 34 years and was known as the POLECAT by railroad friends.  He will forever remain in our hearts and will be remembered for his endless stories.  At his request, no service will be held.  Condolences may be sent to

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