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Robert (Bob) Choptiany MD, B.Sc. (Med), B.Sc.


It is with great sorrow and broken hearts that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of our dear Brother, Uncle and Cousin – Robert (Bob) Choptiany - on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.  Bob was predeceased by his father Nicholas Choptianyj, Grandmother Warwara Choptianyj and just recently by his mother Marie (Maria) Choptianyj.

Dr. Bob, as he preferred to be called, completed his undergraduate and medical school studies at the University of Manitoba.  He then went on to train in Internal Medicine at the University of Ottawa.   After completing a Straight Internship in Medicine, Dr. Bob returned and practiced General Medicine until his sudden and untimely passing.  

Bob was a member of the Masons from 1988 until his passing and was very respected.

Bob leaves to cherish his memory of his brother Dr. Ihor (Thor) Choptiany (Chrystyna) and their children Ariadna Choptiany, Dr. Maxym Choptiany (Dr. Lindsay Taam), Dr. Platon Choptiany (Rowena and children Felix and Luka) and Renata Ryall (Jeffrey Ryall and their child Artem); and his sister Oksana Choptiany (John Bogucki) and their children Brianna Bogucki (Stephen Erickson) and Laryssa Bogucki (Dr. Rahul Jayas).

He will also be missed by his cousins Dr. Terry Chlysta (Sharon) and their children, Dr. Walter Chlysta (Lisa) and their children, Dr. Dana Chlysta and her children, Dr. Lesia Chlysta and her daughter and numerous relatives in Ukraine, Canada and the U.S.A.

Prayers will be sung at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Korban Funeral Chapel, 907 Main St., Winnipeg.  Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at Sts. Vladimir and Olga Cathedral, 115 McGregor St., Winnipeg.  Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations in Bob’s memory may be made to The Ukrainian Canadian Congress in support of aid to Ukraine. 



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Prayer Service
June 21, 2022

7:00 PM
Korban Funeral Service Chapel (Winnipeg)

Divine Liturgy
June 22, 2022

10:00 AM
Sts. Vladimir & Olga Ukrainian Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral
115 McGregor St
Winnipeg, MB R2W 4V6

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