John Shopka Death – Obituary: With Profound sadness, we learn the sudden and unexpected passing of 71-year-old John Shopka on Monday 6th October 2021 after a midday incident at the iconic Winnipeg theatre in Kildonan Park.
John was a brilliant man who earned much love and respect as both a creative professional and human being. He is remembered for his knowledge, skill and passion for the creative process, and for the kindness and warmth he shared with everyone fortunate enough to call him colleague and friend.
On October 9th, 2021, InsideEko Media learned about the death of John Shopka through social media publications made on Twitter.
This death has caused a lot of friends and family of Shopka much hurt. In that mourning spirit, concerned persons have taken to social media to share tributes to the deceased and condolences to the affected family
Tributes To John Shopka
Across social media users’ timelines are statements that show respect, admiration, and gratitude towards Shopka as people mourn the passing.
Remembering John Shopka With great sadness and many fond memories, we are mourning the sudden passing of John Shopka, a beloved member of the Rainbow Stage family. For almost 45 years John held numerous positions at Rainbow Stage including House Stagehand, Technical Director, Head Carpenter, Head Flyman and Crew Chief. So large and lasting was his influence that he was named to the Rainbow Stage Wall of Fame in 2008. Tragically, John’s passing happened at our theatre. Our entire team is devastated by this event, as are the many artists, technicians and actors who worked with John over the decades. We appreciate your patience as our team accesses emotional and spiritual supports at this difficult time.
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More information on the death of Shopka will be updated as we receive it. Official obituary publication will be made by the family of the deceased.
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Family privacy should be respected at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the passing of Shopka.