Chuipka, Lorne

In Loving Memory of Lorne N. Chuipka, 81 years who passed away peacefully in his home after Church, Sunday, January 17, 2016. Born in 1934 in Garland, Manitoba, he came to Sudbury with his parents at an early age. Lorne was a Sudbury Regional Police Officer for 33 years who was involved in police community services. He served as a Director of the Police Museum, Sudbury Police Pensioners Association and Chair of the Sick and Visiting. Lorne was an active member of many volunteer organizations receiving numerous awards including the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. He was an active Mason and Shriner being a past Patron of the Algoma Chapter 139, Eastern Star. Lorne was greatly involved with All People’s United Church acting as Board Chair and caretaker. He loved and enjoyed the fellowship of serving tea and coffee after each church service. An avid hunter and outdoorsman right into his seventies who loved to curl with his police buddies and spending time at his cottage on McGregor Bay. In his last few years he enjoyed spending time with his friends at the Java Guild and YMCA. Predeceased by his parents Mike and Victoria (Rochenko) Chuipka. Beloved husband of Marlene Chuipka (nee Dempsey). Loving father of five children, Brian (Sharon) of Barrie, Susan Basto of Sudbury, Rev. Perry (Lori) of Kitchener, David (Sue) of St. Joseph’s Island and Rick (Carol) of Kanata. Cherished grandfather of Mathew (Heather), Melissa, Kristy McDonald (TJ), Kevin, Chris, Adam, Noah, Noel, Peter, Sydney, Serina and proud great-grandfather of Jacob, Aiden and Aubrey McDonald. Predeceased by his siblings Ernie and Vivian Szeryk (Mike) Kitchener. Memorial Visitation will be held at All People’s United Church, 400 Antwerp Ave, Sudbury on Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 5:00-8:00pm. Eastern Star and Masonic Services to follow. A Celebration of Lorne’s Life will be held at All People’s United Church on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 2:00p.m.


24 Condolences

  1. Marlene, sad to see a nice guy go. He was always compassionate and willing to lend a helping hand. He was a big part of the police hockey team and will be missed. Dan Staneckyj.

    By: dan staneckyj
    January 21, 2016
  2. My thoughts and condolences to all of the Chuipka Family. Mr. Chuipka was a tremendous friend to our family and to anyone who attended All Peoples United Church in the past decades. It has been some time since I have been back to Sudbury but I still have such wonderful memories of Lorne (but it will always be Mr. Chuipka to me). Thank you for the opportunity to relive those times. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    By: John Moore
    January 21, 2016
  3. Dear Mrs. Chuipka and Family,
    On behalf of the members of Nickel Lodge No. 427 G.R.C., I extend fraternal condolences. Brother Chuipka always had a broad smile and a warm handshake to offer when he met a Brother. We will miss him very much. Please know that the thoughts and prayers of the Brethren are with you and your Family during this difficult time. We will pause during our regular meeting in February to reflect on his life and again to recognize his passing at our annual Memorial Night. Please let me know if we can be of any assistance.
    Stephen Fleming – Master of Nickel Lodge

    By: Stephen Fleming
    January 20, 2016
  4. To Marlene,

    My second mother for my early childhood….I wanted to let you know how sorry I am for your loss I have so many fond memories of All of us spending time together. Whether it was at the camp, during my first trip to the Magic Kingdom in 1976., or Lorne trying and trying to turn me into a baseball player with little luck, but never giving up.
    To Rick(Ricky) David, Perry and Brian who like your mother, were my (pretend) brothers and Susan the sister I never had. I can tell you ” I know how you feel”,and “That things will be better in time”. However, right now what I want to say is that “I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS” and that my heart is heavy with grief along with you. I will hold the memories I have of us all together close to my heart .and hope you can find peace during this time. Although I cannot get to Sudbury please believe I am with you in spirit.

    In Deepest Sympathy,

    Steve Dever

    By: Steve Dever
    January 20, 2016
  5. Marlene & Family:: So sorry and shocked to hear of Lorne’s sudden passing. Lorne was expert in performing his retiree duties for us as sick and visiting chairman, as well as being very active in all retirees’ association activities. I will always remember Lorne’s very detailed accounts at our meetings of his sick and visiting visits on our behalf. He will be sadly missed by all who had the opportunity to know him. Rest in peace, Lorne. Carole and Gord Greenough.

    By: Gord & Carole Greenough
    January 20, 2016
  6. Dear Marlene and Family,
    I will always remember Lorne’s helpfulness and kindness to us at camp.
    We are so glad that we had some time together last summer and remember fondly our last get together at the Corn Roast
    We understand your great loss and you are all in our thoughts.
    Love from
    The Morrows

    By: Walter and Anne
    January 20, 2016
  7. Thinking of you and your family at this time.

    By: Stan & Bev Saliwonchyk
    January 20, 2016
  8. Dear Perry,
    I am very glad to have met your Dad and to have your parents visit us. I send my condolences and prayers for your family during this difficult time. Love to you and Lore, Sue

    By: Susan Steip
    January 20, 2016
  9. Marlene and Family: So sorry and shocked to hear about Lorne. Please accept our deepest sympathy.

    By: Graham & Ila Lloyd
    January 19, 2016
  10. Rev Perry – my condolences & prayers for you and your family. “Rest eternal grant to him, O Lord, and let your light perpetual shine upon him. May his soul, and the souls of all the departed, rest in peace.” (the Walsh family, from your Bracebridge-area days)

    By: Riscylla Walsh Shaw
    January 19, 2016
  11. Susan,Brian and Perry
    I am sorry to read of Your Father’s passing. Even though I never met him, please accept my sincere condolences. Stephen Birkas

    Perry- the question is now answered as to why I haven’t seen you around the Church of The Epiphany lately .

    By: Stephen Birkas
    January 19, 2016
  12. Sad news for all those who knew Lorne. He was a lovely person. We offer our condolences to his family.

    By: Bill & Sandra Clark
    January 19, 2016
  13. Dear Marlene and Family–My love and condolences to you
    I put my arms all around you as we all grieve the loss of our Lorne.
    Lorne, Ernie and Vivian were my cousins and we grew up together. I can still lovingly picture them as we were small kids and then teenagers. I remember the many blueberry-picking picnics that we shared when the three families got together–they were great days! We had fun together and now another part of our family will be sadly missed. The last time we saw each other we even talked about having a family reunion to talk about our past glorious days.
    Love never dies and Lorne will forever be in my heart–he was my cousin..
    Lorraine and Harold Reese (Niagara-on-the-Lake)

    By: Lorraine Reese
    January 19, 2016
  14. Marlene, I just want you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    By: Maureen Racicot
    January 19, 2016
  15. Lorne has been a presence in our lives for as long as we can remember. Danny at work and growing up at All Peoples for me. Always helping, that’s how I will remember Lorne. Much love to the Chuipka family during this painful time.

    By: Carolin & Danny Mariewich
    January 19, 2016
  16. Our deepest sympathies and prayers for Marlene and her family. We will miss Lornes bright smile and lively conversation at Church. Heaven has received a new Angel. Hugs, Sharon Christie and Kathy Kusan

    By: Sharon Christie
    January 19, 2016
  17. Lorne will be missed for being a caring and great friend. His service to the needs of others goes far beyond the scope of anyone I know. He was a great friend and we will miss him dearly. Our condolences to Marlene and family. Forever in our hearts.

    By: Rudy and Marsha Brunelle
    January 19, 2016
  18. It was with great sadness of hearing of Lorne’s passing. He was one of the many constables who welcomed females to the department back in the 70’s. It was a joy to work with him and then to see him at the annual retirees golf tournaments. My wish for you and your family at this time is that the wonderful memories will help you through this time of loss. Sincere condolences.

    Stephanie & Lauri

    By: Stephanie Todd (GREGG)
    January 19, 2016
  19. My deepest sympathies to the Chuipka family. I had the pleasure of working with Lorne and he was a friend of my parents (Jim and Elsie Beare) . Lorne was always there to lend a helping hand, always with a smile. When my father passed Lorne spoke eloquently at his Memorial Service and it meant a lot to us. Go rest high on that mountain, your work on Earth is done…God Speed Lorne.

    By: Nedine Lair
    January 19, 2016
  20. My deepest condolences Susie and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    By: Leslie keck
    January 18, 2016
  21. Our deepest condolences to you and your family Marlene. Lorne was a big part of the numerous police events and was greatly appreciated. He was always there to help anyone who needed it and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you.

    By: Ron & Jeanne Allain
    January 18, 2016
  22. Marlene and Family, I was saddened to hear of Lorne sudden passing, cherish the many memories you will hold close to your heart now and forever.

    Linda McCrory

    By: Linda McCrory
    January 18, 2016
  23. Our condolences, Lorne was a great friend and co-worker, always there to help anyone in need. He’ll be sadly missed.
    Robert and Cecile Brunette

    By: Robert and Cecile Brunette
    January 18, 2016
  24. Our deepest condolences to you Susan and your entire family. Hope that the precious memories you have of your Dad be a comfort to you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    By: Ty Koskela and Kathy & Dean Palmaruk
    January 18, 2016

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