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It is with great sadness that the family announces his passing in Sudbury on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at the age of 89. Son of the late Ivan and late Giovanna (née Sprohar) Pecman. Loving father of Margaret Armstrong (Randy), Suzie Higgins (Tony) and Robert Pecman (Vicki). Predeceased by his son Michael Pecman. Dear brother of Tony (Venci) and Joe (Kathy). Predeceased by his brother John (Mary). Cherished grandfather of Lisa Rencberoglu (Baris), Melissa Rendle (James), Sarah Kendell (Josh), Hannah Higgins, Jonah Higgins (Savanna), Jacob Higgins (Ashley), Graham Pecman (Stephanie), Zach Pecman and great-grandfather of Parker, Finn, Claira, Eddie, Oskar and Verity. Sadly missed by Ed and Aline Zickar, Maria Fartek (Karl) as well as by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A special thank you to Dr. Presenza, Dr. Hourtovenko, nursing staff at Finlandia and Bayshore along with PSWs at Finlandia for their kind and compassionate care. Louis was an incredible man with an amazing life story. Growing up on a farm and living through World War II in occupied Yugoslavia, taking his chances on a new life in Canada in his late 20s, making his career in the nickel mines and the Elliot Lake uranium mine, raising four kids, growing epic gardens, fishing and hunting galore at the camp Louis built in Westree, refusing to lose at card games and being an awesome father, grandfather and great-grandfather. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 4691 R.R. 15, Chelmsford on Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with prayers to follow at 3 p.m. Wearing of masks and social distancing will be mandatory. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made by cheque or online to Diabetes Canada and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.


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