"Art" & "Choma" Serov

Obituary of "Art" & "Choma" Serov

May 13, 1991 – Saint Petersburg, Russia

January 4, 2023 – Calgary, Alberta


It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Artyom (Art) Vyacheslavovich Serov, known fondly as Choma, Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at the age of 31 years.


Art was born on May 13, 1991, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Art is dearly survived by his loving partner Eliza Bennett, his mother Marina Ellis (Kichigina), stepfather David Ellis and sister Dasha Ellis. He is also fondly remembered by the Bennett and Ellis families and many other relatives and friends in PEI, Halifax, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Saint Petersburg. Art was predeceased by his grandfather George Kichigin.


Cremation will take place. A Celebration of Art’s Life will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB) on Monday, January 16, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. Reception will be held at Olea Restaurant (1520 – 14th Street SW, Calgary, AB) at 5:00 p.m. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here.


Art always advocated for men’s mental health and how there needed to be more resources. We request that if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation, www.menshealthfoundation.ca.


In living memory of Art Serov, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.


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