Peacefully passed away at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, May 24th at the age of 68 after a short but hard-fought battle with cancer.
Loving husband of 41 years to Vlasta; wonderful father to Eva (Michael) and Monica. Doting grandfather to James and Ian. He will also be missed by brother Vlastimil (Jitka) and other extended family and friends in the Czech Republic and Canada. Born May 17, 1944 in Prague, Czechoslovakia to Jan and Marie Svec (both predeceased), Jan emigrated to Canada in 1968. His fun-loving attitude, jokes and affection for his family and friends will be greatly missed. At Jan's request, there will be no visitation or service. Private family memorial to be held at a later date. If desired, donations can be made to the Melanoma Network of Canada, and may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling 705-742-1875
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