POPKIE, Donald Edward - after a lengthy and heroic battle with cancer, Donald Edward Popkie of Pembroke began his heavenly journey on August 19, 2015 in his 77th year; with his dearly loved wife Judith Popkie (nee Crigger) by his side. Deeply cherished daddy of Rhonda Popkie-Czech (Dennis Dupont) and Jason Popkie (Alice Burgess), both of Pembroke. Adored Papa of Corey Popkie (Janet), Travis Czech and Nicholas Czech; and Damien & Zoey Popkie. Great-grandpa to Arayah & Theodore. Son of the late Erdman and Violet Papke (nee Hass). Brother of Ellard (Shirley), Gilbert (Beverly) and Vincent, all of Pembroke; Joan Tomka (Bob), Eganville; Marjorie Demers (Rodger), Pembroke; Dalphine Luloff (Stanley), Killaloe; Weldon (Jane), Eganville; Rudolph, Alberta; Sheila McQuade (Tom Chaput), Pembroke; and Arleen Popkie (Danny Roesler), Pembroke as well as the late Mildred Giesler. Predeceased by his father and mother, Erdman Papke and Violet (Hass) Popkie.
Visitation at the Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, 141 Renfrew St., Pembroke on Friday August 21, 2015 from 2 to 4:00 & 7 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Woito Station Road, on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the parish cemetery. (As an expression of sympathy, donations to Bethlehem Lutheran Church Building Fund, Grimes Lodge or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.) Online donations and condolences are available at www.mdbfuneralhome.com.
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