Spivak - editedPeacefully with his family at his side on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Nicholas Spivak, in Sarasota, Florida, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband for 64 years of Olga, and loving father of Walter (Sue), and the late James (1983). Cherished Grandfather to Jim (Carol), Michael (Krysten), Katie, Cole and Claudia. Great-grandfather to Aiden, Ben and Evelyn. Sadly missed by sister Lida (the late John), and predeceased by brothers Ivan, James and John. Also fondly remembered by brothers-in-law Alex (Helen) Schidowka and Nick (Vera) Schidowka; nephews and nieces: Fred (Oksana), Olga (Paul), Andrew, Paul (Olena), George (Dana), John (Jennifer), Nick (Michelle), and their children; and by many cousins in Ukraine. Nick was born in 1932 during the Great Famine in Ukraine. He moved to Germany during the war and then to France, where he met and married Olga. In 1951, they immigrated to Canada to work on a farm in Alberta and then moved to London, Ontario. In 1953, Nick established ‘N-J Spivak Ltd.’, followed by ‘Concrete Forming (1980)’. He was a well-respected member of the London business community and the Ukrainian community. He was an avid golfer, hunter and fisherman, and was charitable with his time and support. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., with the prayer service (Panahyda) at 6:00 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. A reception will be held at 1:00 p.m. at FireRock Golf Club, 10345 Oxbow Drive, Komoka (519-471-3473). In lieu of flowers, donations to Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church (151 King Edward Avenue, London, Ontario N5Z 3T5) would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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