With great sadness we announce the passing of Alex Popoff.
Alex passed away peacefully with the family by his side on August 9th, 2012, survived by Mary his soul mate and beloved wife of 69 years, and 5 children; Ann (Bill) Zoobkoff, Alexander Popoff, Connie (Dave) Bergen, Sidney Popoff, Gerry (Marina) Popoff, 13 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Alex was predeceased by his parents, George and Katherine, sisters Polly Chigmaroff and Dora Kanigan, brother Andy Popoff, grandson, Kelly Podov, and daughter in-law Linda Popoff.
Alex cherished time with family. With a perfect blend of humor and charm, the gentle and caring man was loved by all. Alex enjoyed singing, camping, and fishing and was an avid sports fan.
Alex was a member of the USCC and also a member of the Kelowna Doukhobor Cultural group. He and his wife Mary loved to perform with the choir and sing duets at the annual Youth Festival at Brilliant B.C.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the ISKRA Publication, Box 760 Grandfork BC, V0H 1H0 or the BC Cancer Foundation for Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3 would be appreciated. Visitation for family and close friends will be on Monday August 20th 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Services will be held on August 21st, 10:00 a.m. Both will be held at the Brilliant Cultural Centre, Castlegar.