DANIEL AURELE JOSEPH ST. GODARD
It is with profound sadness, the family announces the sudden passing of Daniel St. Godard on Sunday August 16, 2020.
Dan was born on November 29, 1966 to Georges and Marie (Dèquier) St Godard in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He attended St Norbert Collegiate and University of Manitoba.
Dan married the love of his life Liz Potrebko, and they recently celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary. He adored and cherished his loving wife and his precious son Josh.
Dan was a very proud and passionate member of the Winnipeg Police Service. He was serving as a Patrol Sargent, just completing a distinguished 25 year career.
Dan loved, camping, cycling, and walks in his neighbourhood. His depth of character, tolerance, moral compass, love of sports (Montreal Canadiens), passion for life, warmth and kindness made him a treasure to his family, friends and colleagues.
His loss has left a deep hole in our hearts.
Dan is survived by his wife Liz and son Josh, and siblings Alain, Claudette (Jim) Valerie (Peter), Charlotte (Ken], Gerard [Peg], Evelyne (Dave), Edie (Martin) Norman (Karen); mother-in-law Zofia Potrebko, brother-in-law Peter (Krystal); as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces & nephews.
Dan was predeceased by his parents and father in law Bogdan Potrebko.
A private family viewing will take place on August 22 and private mass will take place on Monday August 24, 2020 at 9:30 am with internment taking place at Holy Ghost Cemetery with reception to follow. To view the live stream of the mass, please go to: https://holyghost.click2stream.com/
Messages of condolence can shared online at: https://cropo.com/tribute/all-services/index.html
Due to covid-19, restrictions are in place, please wear masks and respect social distancing rules. Disposable masks will be available.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Dan’s name to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to D’Arcy’s Animal Rescue Shelter.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Barb Wasilewski, Brian Miln, Mark Sierhuis, Doug Bailey and Anna Pohorecky for their support and guidance through this difficult time.
Nous nous reverrons bientôt au paradis. We will meet again soon in paradise.
Wieczny odpoczynek racz mu dać Panie. Eternal rest grant unto him, oh Lord.