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Banwell Chapel
Momir (Mike) Petko
January 02, 1954 - November 24, 2018
(519) 253 - 7234
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It is with broken hearts that the family of Momir Petko announces his passing after a courageous battle with cancer, on Saturday November 24, 2018, at the age of 64 years. Momir will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Boga (ex Smiljkovic) of 41 years, loving tata (father) and hero to his daughter Tina and son Daniel. Cherished son of the late Milos and Marija and beloved brother to Milan, Rajka and Andja. Fondly remembered by a large number of brother and sister in-laws, nephews, nieces, cousins, Kumovi, and dear friends. Momir was born in Uzdolje Dalmatia, former country of Yugoslavia. In 1977, he met and married the love of his life and best friend, Boga, in Windsor Ontario, where they started their new life together and raised their family with love and support. Momir worked for the General Motor Transmission Plant for 30 years and spent every day of his retirement enjoying time with his family and friends. He was also a member of the Gracanica Serbian Orthodox Church. Momir will always be remembered by his kind heart, smiling eyes, and the moustache he wore proudly along with the love of a harmonica and music. Thank you to all the Doctors, nurses and staff at the International Cancer Institute. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 28 from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel),11677 Tecumseh Road, East, Windsor. 519-253-7234. Prayers will be held on Wednesday evening at 7:00pm. Funeral services will be held at the Gracanica Church (1960 Meldrum Road) on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 11am the very Rev. Fr. Vladimir Vranic officiating. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Gracanica Church. Any donations made at the funeral home will be given to the Transition to Betterness foundation.