GROZDANOV, Rev Fr. Iliya – Passed away suddenly on Saturday September 29, 2012 at the age of 51. Beloved husband of Marusya Grozdanova. Dear father of Lyuba (David) and Nikola. Son of Lyuba and Lyuben of Bulgaria. Brother of Maria (Hristo) ofEngland and Uncle of Gergana and Victoria. Fr. Iliya was born inBulgaria and arrived inCanada 10 years ago and finished his East Orthodox Seminary at Holy Trinity Monastery inJordanville, USA.
A funeral service for Fr. Iliya was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Todor Grosdanov on Sunday September 30th at St. John of Rila Bulgarian Orthodox Church followed by interment atFairviewCemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to St. John of Rila Bulgarian Orthodox Church.