Dennis Michael Prokopetz

Dennis Michael Prokopetz passed away suddenly at his residence in Trail, BC on Thursday, November 14, 2013. He was born on July 29, 1952 in Vancouver, BC.


He was predeceased by his father John Walter Prokopetz, his mother Nellie and his beloved wife Veronika. He is survived by his brothers, David (Gay) of Trail, BC, Donald (Laura and three daughters Annie, Emily and Mary) of Surrey, BC and Robert (Lise and son Kobe) of Surrey, BC.


Dennis enjoyed music, fishing, motorcycles and his pets. He spent most of his adult life as a mechanical service technician for cars, motorcycles and small engines. He was personally sought out by many in the Kootenays for his expertise. He was known by all who knew him as a generous giver of his time and help. He was a loyal friend, employee and brother.


A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 7th, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services “Carberry’s Chapel”, 1298 Pine Ave. Trail, BC. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with the arrangements.


As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Greater Trail Hospice Society, Suite 7, Kiro Wellness Center, 1500 Columbia Ave. Trail, BC. V1R 1J9. Phone 250-364-6204.


You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca.


“Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you there.” -Isla Paschal Richardson.