George Edward Trebek

Volyns'ka, Ukraine
Death 1986 (aged 77–78)
Ontario, Canada
Burial Oakville, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 219143191 View Source
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(Георгій Едуардович Требек - Теребейчук)
Born in Volynska, Ukraine, part of Russia - Soviet Union.

Alex Trebek's father.

What is known, George came to Canada in the late 1920s, and settled down in Toronto. George Senior, changed his last name to Trebek to match his cousin. While in Toronto, he started to work at the King Edward Hotel.

Eventually, they would move to Sudbury Ontario, a nickel-mining town, known to have a lot of Ukrainian immigrants. George Senior worked as a pastry chef at the Nickel Range Hotel, formerly located at the corner of Elm and Frood in Sudbury, Ontario.

From a Ukrainian source, George Trebek was interred at: Saint Volodymyr Ukrainian Cemetery:

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