GAZDIK:  Rev. Jan

Rev. Jan Gazdik, 87, died on Friday November 14, 2014 under the wonderful care of the staff at Rideaucrest Home in Kingston, Ontario. He was born on December 4, 1926 in Banska Bela, Slovakia.  After the war he left for the United States where he met Alice Seatter and married in 1950. Together they raised their children Esther (Gary Bryan), Sharon (Tim Barker), Susan (John Walborn), Helen (Scott Pyne), John (Ann) and Paul (Loralyn).  Jan’s love for fishing, golf and the outdoors was only surpassed by his love of people.  Jan was a missionary who brought the word of the Lord to thousands. Jan was particularly known in the province of Quebec where he started several churches, a Christian school and a Bible college. Jan is survived by his wife Alice, their children, fifteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Bay Park Baptist Church 775 Progress Ave @ Taylor Kidd, Kingston on Thursday from 6 – 9pm.  Funeral service will be held on Friday at 1pm in the church with Rev. T. Vermilyea officiating.  Private family interment in Cataraqui Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy the family would appreciate donations to Compassion Canada which can be placed through the PAUL G. PAYNE FUNERAL HOME, Box 324, Odessa, On K0H 2H0Gazdik Photo

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