CZOP, Ted "Chopper" - Passed away at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, St. Catharines on Thursday, April 22nd, 2004. Beloved husband of Jean and much loved dad of Janice. Dear uncle of Joanne (Angelo) Orsini and Dan (Martha) Peterson and great-uncle of Melissa, Christina and Brian. Predeceased by his parents John and Josephine Czop; his sister Wanda Peterson and his special uncle Kasmir Wyrozunski. Ted will also be missed by cousins in Montreal and many friends. Ted was an elementary teacher for 12 years at various public schools in the Niagara Region and then spent the last 23 years of his career teaching math at Thorold Secondary School before retiring in 1988. He was an avid golfer and a member at Lookout Point Country Club for 40 years. He also enjoyed jazz music and meeting many former students around town. Ted is no doubt, enjoying himself now, driving balls 300 yards and sinking perfect putts. Special thanks to the nurses in the Hemo-Dialysis Unit and the 3B Wing of the Hotel Dieu Hospital for their tender loving care during Ted's stay. Thank-you to Dr. Nagai, Dr. Pringle and Dr. Gruber. Also a very heartfelt thanks to Sister Louise Dillon for all of her prayers, comfort and guidance. The family will receive friends at the Karl A. Hammond Funeral Home and Chapel, 26 Ormond STreet, South, Thorold on Sunday 7-9 p.m. and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church (corner of Queen Street and Sullivan Avenue), Thorold on Tuesday, April 27th at 11:00 a.m. with The Rev. Father Miro Wilk officiating. The Rite of Committal with Entombment at Lakeview Cemetery Mausoleum, Thorold. The Vigil for Ted will be celebrated at the Funeral Home on Monday at 7:00 p.m.