The family of John Hanchar are sad to advise of his passing on Monday, November 24th, 2008 at the age of 83 years. John is survived by nieces Mary (Jerry) Noren, Kathy (Leo) Shull, Ann (Bill) McGinnis of Craik, Sask.; nephews Mike (Darlene) Hrechka and Bill Hrechka; and numerous great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, four brothers and five sisters. John worked hard all his life and had a sense of humour that he shared with his many friends and family. A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 3rd, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Moose Jaw Funeral Home. Pastor Bill Thomson of Trinity United Church will officiate.