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FRED PISCLEVICH (PEPSI)

Born: Nov 25, 1943

Date of Passing: Jan 08, 2018

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FRED PISCLEVICH (PEPSI) November 25, 1943 - January 8, 2018 In February, 2017 Fred suffered a traumatic brain injury that left him with both physical and cognitive impairments. He was hospitalized and for the past 11 months has been the recipient of tremendous support, aide, and compassionate care. Sadly, he was unable to recover and passed away on January 8, 2018. He will be forever missed by his wife and best friend Judy, daughters, Christy, Lori (Jeff Hollyoake) and Marnie (Derek Paul), his adored grandchildren, Tayler, Gavin, Olive, Paige, and Vivian, brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank and Fran Renouf, Richard and Lorna Renouf, and Julie Renouf, cousin Verna Rabichuk, loving nieces and nephews, relatives, and many very dear friends. Fred was predeceased by his parents, Olive and Fred, and his brother Tom. Also his in-laws, Frank and Aline Renouf, George Renouf and nephew David Renouf. Fred was born and raised in Winnipeg, attended Aberdeen and St. John's High School where he was best known as Pepsi. He excelled at every sport he played, but most notably was an incredible basketball player. Fred worked as a pharmaceutical rep for CIBA Geigy/Novartis where he retired after 32 years. He was very well respected in the industry and became good friends with many of the medical professionals he called upon. Fred and Judy married in 1968, they resided and raised their family in St. Vital. Their greatest days were spent at the home he built at Twin Lakes Beach. The family would like to thank everyone who supported us this past year. Special thanks to the staff at Riverview traumatic brain injury rehab unit and Misericordia interim care staff. A Celebration of Life will be held at Glen Lawn Funeral Home, 455 Lagimodiere Blvd., Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Fred's memory to the Manitoba Brain Injury Association. Family and friends may sign a Book of Condolence at www.glenlawn.ca Glen Lawn Funeral Home 204-982-7550
Publish Date: Jan 13, 2018

FRED PISCLEVICH (PEPSI) November 25, 1943 - January 8, 2018 In February, 2017 Fred suffered a traumatic brain injury that left him with both physical and cognitive impairments. He was hospitalized and for the past 11 months has been the recipient of tremendous support, aid, and compassionate care. Sadly, he was unable to recover and passed away on January 8, 2018. Longer obituary notice to follow in Saturday's edition. Family and friends may sign a Book of Condolence at www.glenlawn.ca Glen Lawn Funeral Home 204-982-7550


Publish Date: Jan 11, 2018

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 13, 2018

Condolences & Memories (24 entries)

  • Dear Judy and Family, Very sorry to hear of Fred's passing and to learn of his challenges over the past many months. These will continue to be difficult times for you and hopefully time and wonderful memories of Fred with all his great qualities will allow you to move forward. He was a friend first and I was witness to the great respect he received over his long working career. My thoughts are with you Judy and the girls. Take care. - Posted by: George Lawson (Friend and colleague ) on: Feb 21, 2018

  • Dear Judy, May God bless Fred along with his children and grandchildren. I have just learned today about Fred's passing and want you to know how much I respected the man and loved him as a dear friend and colleague. Please take care of your self during this trying time. I wish I lived closer to be able to help you. Sending you my love, Vince Segreto - Posted by: Vincent Segreto (Friend) on: Jan 20, 2018

  • Sorry to hear of his passing.. May he now be at peace .. Love you all.. xoxoxoxoxoxo - Posted by: TARA & CHAD PESCLEVICH (FAMILY) on: Jan 19, 2018

  • Dear Judy and family. I am so sorry for Fred's passing. Yesterday must have been very difficult for you all. I thought about you all very much as the day went by. I so wish I could have been there. We are in Mexico until Jan 31. Judy, I have happy memories of Fred, particularly when I came to your house for Girl's Club and Fred was home. He always had a hug and a joke for me. I always smile as I remember when all the girls perched for a picture on his big tractor he was so proud of!! Love Margie - Posted by: Margie Joss (Friend) on: Jan 17, 2018

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of sorrow! So sorry to hear of Fred's passing! He will surely be remembered by all! - Posted by: Jacinthe(Jay) and Ernie Lambert (Friend) on: Jan 16, 2018

  • I was very privileged to have met "Pepsi". I enjoyed our talks about basketball in Winnipeg of events and people we both knew in the sport. Also of our favorite team "Go Celtics" and his favorite NBA player Larry Bird. My condolences to his wife Judy and his daughters. Rhonda - Posted by: Rhonda Campbell (Friend) on: Jan 16, 2018

  • We were introduced to Fred and Judy in 2006. We quickly discovered his cheerful, always eager to help personality. He became a wonderful friend to both of us in such a short time. What a loss. We will always remember the good times to help cheer us up. Judy. You and your girls, grand children are in our thoughts & prayers. Luv Ken & Chris - Posted by: Ken Kovacs Christine Kuzyk (Phx golfing friends) on: Jan 15, 2018

  • Judy, Daughters and family...my sincere condolences.Over the years had many good times with Freddie ,Judy and the rest of their family at Twin Beaches. Will always remember the good times on the ice, our trips to Lundar, Elie and a few other towns and the fun after the games over a couple of beer. Fred always played with intensity and a winning attitude. Will miss the great smile, happy laugh and lots of jokes. Respectfully, Danny De Leeuw - Posted by: Danny De Leeuw (Judy Pisclevichs' cousin) on: Jan 14, 2018

  • So sad to hear of your loss. Sincere condolences to you and your family. - Posted by: Olivia Stadnyk () on: Jan 14, 2018

  • I am so sorry to hear about Fred's passing, my heart goes out to Judy and the girls. So sorry to hear about Fred's tragic accident. I met Fred back in 1970 when my late husband Ron brought Fred over to our home on Mountain Avenue, Ron and Fred were long time buddies in the pharmacuetical industry and they shared the love of golf, and both attended St. John's High School and were both involved in sports during their high school years. I remember fondly the parties Ron and I attended with Red River Drug Rangers, children's parties and picnics, annual masonic hall parties and just visiting each other at our homes. Fred will be lovingly remembered as a wonderful friend, a great sense of humor, kindness to all. My deepest condolences to Judy and family, I will think of Fred and Ron playing golf in heaven, sharing a laugh, and company for each other.. Respectfully, Carole Rickey - Posted by: Carole Rickey (friend) on: Jan 13, 2018

  • Our Sympathy to Judy & Girls & Family. I first met Freddy when he called on my pharmacy as a Pharm.Rep. He was a great guy,very professional & knowledgeable. He was very strong willed & passionate about sports & politics.He was very proud of his girls & their achievements. He will be missed because he was one of the good guys. - Posted by: Richard Stephanchew (Pharmacist-Friend) on: Jan 13, 2018

  • I worked with Fred and knew him as a friend. He was the consummate professional and a joy to work with. More importantly, he was a good friend. At Twin Lakes Beach he was a great friend to my wife and I and wonderful with my children. We were so saddened to hear of his injuries and now, passing. Our condolences to Judy and their children as well as Frank and Fran and their children. - Posted by: Michael and Allison Stephensen (Friend) on: Jan 13, 2018

  • We were shocked and saddened to hear of this tragic passing of Fred. What a loss to so many! Our family's condolences go out to Judy and her family and the Renouf family. Love Ray & Lois Forzley - Posted by: Ray & Lois Forzley (acquaintance) on: Jan 13, 2018

  • Dear Judy and family, My deepest sympathy on Fred's passing. You will miss him but you will have many happy memories. I'll always remember the picture of our Girls Club on Fred's tractor at Twin Beaches. I'm sure Fred got a kick out of that. Unfortunately I will not be here for the funeral but know that I will be thinking of you. Myrna Jubinville - Posted by: Myrna N Jubinville (friend) on: Jan 13, 2018

  • We miss our friend - his laughter and intensity. Fred was ever-ready to give a helping hand to friends and neighbors. He spoke his mind usually to address wrongs on behalf of others. He was a leader in the community of Twin Lakes Beach advocating for those who suffered through the artificial flood. He was so proud of his family! Judy truly was his soul mate. The strength of his family was never more apparent than during his ordeal that ultimately took him from us. We know that Fred has found peace. Good-bye friend, you will always be in our hearts and minds. Jack and jan - Posted by: JACK AND JAN (FRIENDS) on: Jan 13, 2018

  • My sincere condolences to Judy and family. I had not seen Fred for a number of years as we both retired from the pharma industry at around the same time and lost touch. He was a great guy, fun to be around , always had a jab or two to give me and likewise back at him. We lost a good one. - Posted by: Reid Birss (friend) on: Jan 13, 2018

  • So very sorry for your loss Judy, my deepest condolences to you and your family. - Posted by: Margaret Halldorson (Friend) on: Jan 13, 2018

  • My condolences condolences to the family and friends - Posted by: Roy Kunicky () on: Jan 13, 2018

  • Uncle Freddy was so much more than an Uncle. He was a fun cle tickling and teasing us, he was a grun cle if you were not living up to your true potential he had no trouble letting you know and encouraging you to do more. He was the coach and cheerleader all of us wildo's at lake needed our young lives to keep us in check with a lecture one minute, followed by a noogie and bear hug the next. I am in large part the person I am today because of his guidance as a Dad number 2 helping to steer me in the right directions. He cared as much about us his family as his sports and other passions and that passion will transcend into us all. Going to miss you Freddy so much.. Oh I better make that Uncle Freddy or I might get a nudge from heaven. Love you..... - Posted by: Kimmy Renouf (Niece) on: Jan 12, 2018

  • We were very sad to hear of the passing of Fred. We have many fond memories of Fred and Judy and the girls from Greendale Community Club Baton. We send our thoughts and prayers to Judy and the girls and their families. May God rest his soul. - Posted by: Peter and Sophie Vardalos & Family (Friends) on: Jan 12, 2018

  • You have my sympathies and condolences Judy and your family, as well as, Frank & Francis. I met Fred thru fellow sales reps, at the coffee shop (A & W) on Portage Ave at Polo Park. I am shocked as to what happened to Fred. With Respect Paul... - Posted by: Paul Lagimodiere (coffee friend) on: Jan 12, 2018

  • We were very sorry to hear of “Pepsi” passing away. Our memory of Fred goes back to the late 50’s early 60’s. First at Aberdeen and then St. John’s Tech High School. Fred also worked part time at the Metropolitan Theater in Winnipeg with Eleanor. He was very active in High School sports and excelled in basketball under the guidance of Russ Pastuck the St. John’s sports teacher and longtime basketball coach. It does not surprise us that he was also an active golfer. We have a copy of the 1963 Techonian newspaper from St. John’s Tech when Fred was Crowned Sophomore King. Fred was one of the more popular students. Pepsi was a nice guy and everyone who knew him regarded him as great friend. Our sincere condolences his wife and family. Stan & Eleanor (Antifaiff) Kuzak, Sorrento BC. - Posted by: Stan & Eleanor Kuzak (Friend) on: Jan 12, 2018

  • I personally want to extend my-our sincerest condolences to Fred's wife Judy-family and his friends. Fred was quite involved with his Twin Lakes Beach community. I know that his "fiery passion" will be missed by many . It is just not fair that a freak accident has taken him away from us. From one of his "Extended Twin Lake Beach Family"... You have our deepest sympathy, sincerity and the utmost respect...Rudy & Bernice Kitsch - Posted by: Rudy Kitsch (Friend) on: Jan 11, 2018

  • So sorry to learn of Fred’s passing. Always enjoyed time spent with him at Tween Beaches and Manipogo golf course. A fierce competitor and great guy! Sympathies to Judy and family. Respectfully. Bill March - Posted by: Bill March (Friend) on: Jan 11, 2018

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