John Kontek born 10th December 1927 has peacefully pasted away on Sunday 27th Sept 2020 at Sunshine Hospital.
John was a Great Man, from humble begins in the Ukraine of a town of no more than 400 homes to severing for his Country as a Police office and in the armed forces. John immigrated to Australia and grew an Empire of John Kontek & Son Real Estate at its peck having 22 offices across Melbourne. Not only was John a hard working Business man but a Pillar in our Community, fundraising and donating to the The Children’s Ward in Melbourne Hospital, supporting Refugees and providing Housing, to supporting the Ukraine Church and Associations in Melbourne. John has lived his life as a Generous and dedicated man to his community and family. John was a man of Pure integrity honour and selflessness, his greatest joy was the helping of others and strengthening the community for which he lived and loved.
John’s legacy leaves 3 Children, 10 Grandchildren and 5 Great grand children for with we all feel this incredible loss.
Johns Funeral will be:
There will be a viewing held on Sunday 4th October at Nelson Brother Funeral home 51 Devonshire road Sunshine at 5pm.
Monday 5th October 2020 the service will be held at the Ukrainian Church 2 Holmes road Ardeer at 10 am. At the conclusion of the service the funeral procession will do a drive by of Kontek House and Dad’s home and on to Fawkner
Cemetery to his final resting place.
The service on Monday will be live streamed and link will be on the Nelson Brother website page to be viewed. This will be available from Thursday.
This has been prepared by his Grand Daughters, Sandy, Amanda and Grandson Jarrad Kontek.
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