On Monday, November 1, 2021 at home in Edmonton, Alberta, Lawrence (Larry) Joseph Szurgot, aged 67 years, passed away.
Lawrence was predeceased by his father Antoni Szurgot (1985), his mother Anna Mymryk (2002), and his brother-in-law William Prokopenko (2005).
He leaves his sister Sylvia Prokopenko of Winnipeg; nephew Lawrence (Cheryl) Prokopanko of Winnipeg; niece Teresa (Douglas) Petriw of Lethbridge; great-nephew Adam (Teresa) and their daughter Claire Prokopanko, and great-nieces Michelle Petriw and Erin Prokopanko (Adam Morrison).
Larry was born January 26, 1954 in Toronto. He grew up in Toronto, settled for work in Barrie, and in 2010 moved to Edmonton. Larry was an industrial millwright and worked at Flex-n-Gate Seeburn in Toronto, as well as Modern Tools, Busy Bee Tools, and Lee Valley Tools in Edmonton, serving his clients in northern Alberta. He enjoyed spending time with his
cats, Merlin and Felix; riding his motorcycle; fishing; and reading his Bible. Larry was an accomplished woodworker
and took pride in hand-crafting many pieces of furniture for his home.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Winnipeg. His ashes will be interred in Glen Eden Cemetery in Winnipeg.