Emerson Carl Kopetoske
December 3, 1947-October 10, 2018
(Retired Millwright BASF, 40+ years)
Surrounded by the love of family after a courageous battle of cancer, Emerson passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday October 10, 2018 at the age of 70. Beloved partner and best friend of 40 years to Shona Burnette (Lamorie). Survived by previous spouse Beverley Kopetoske (Nicholas). Loving father of Chris (Sheri) Kopetoske. Dear step-father of Karey Barr (Allan). Cherished “Grandpa” of Collin, Lauren, Sydney and Taylor. Dear brother of Sandra Kopetoske. Predeceased by parents Carl and Esther (Hogan) Kopetoske and brother Michael (late Kathy). Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by his faithful canine companion Bella. Emerson was an avid outdoorsman and a member of the Arnprior Legion. He held a knowledge and love of old cars and loved to tinker in his garage, designing and building various items that gained the interest of those around him. Of particular interest, he built a Ford Model T Hot Rod and enjoyed sharing it with others at the Arnprior Canada Day Car Show. His sense of humour, ingenuity and keen passion for life will be missed. Arrangements by the Boyce Funeral Home Ltd., 138 Daniel Street North, Arnprior. Visitations will be held Sunday October 14, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and after 9:30 a.m. Monday. Funeral Service will be conducted Monday October 15, 2018 at the Boyce Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private family interment at Arnprior Malloch Road Cemetery at a later date. Arnprior Legion Branch # 174 will gather for a service at the funeral home Sunday evening at 6:45 p.m. In memory of Emerson, a donation to Hospice Renfrew would be appreciated.