Virgin Mary

Theodozia M. Harasewych

March 21, 2022

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Obituary

It is with deep sorrow we share with family and friends that on Monday, March 21, 2022 passed into eternity our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother

Theodozia M. Harasewych

(nee Mackiw)

 

Born February 27, 1925 in Lipnica, Poland.  Dozia (Doris) is the beloved wife of predeceased Wolodomyr and the loving mother of Bohdan A. Harasewych (Katria), Myrolaw Harasewych (Linda); dear grandmother of Tanya Lisowsky (Petro), Tamara Krup (Daniel), Andrij B. Harasewych (Joanna), Stephamie Kagan (Micah) and Catherine Harasewych and great-grandmother of Kalyna, Sophia and Jeremy Lisowsky, Ella, Olivia and.Luke Krup, Matej and Lilya Harasewych, Charlotte and Connor Kagan.

Dozia immigrated to Florence, South Carolina with her husband, parents and brothers in 1949 where they worked for their sponsor, an owner of a large plantation. They moved to Philadelphia in 1952 with the assistance of Father Treshnewky, the same priest that married them in  the Ulm Internment Camp in Germany. They resided in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia and became members of the St Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church and community.

Dozia worked for the Insurance Company of North America for several years after which her career was in the accounting department of Westinghouse Electric Company, appliance division until retirement.

Dozia was an active member of the Ukrainian Women’s League and an active choir member at St. Nicholas Church.  She was also a member of the Kobzar Choir where they staged performances in many cities, including in Philadelphia’s Academy of Music. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends as well as always knitting blankets and sweaters for her children and grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Visitation on Friday, March 25, 2022  at 10:30 AM followed by a Requiem Liturgy 11:00AM at Annunciation BVM Ukrainian Catholic Church, Old York Rd and Valley Rd., Melrose Park, Pa. Burial will be in St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Elkins Park, Pa.

 

May She Rest in Peace!     

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Plast Conference, Inc. c/o Bohdan. Harasewych, 407 Hemlock Rd., Flourtown, PA 19031 or through https://aid.plastusa.org/ 

Additionally, donations can be made to the Ukrainian Educational & Cultural Center  www.ueccphila.org

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Friday
March 25, 2022

10:30 AM
Annunciation of the BVM Ukrainian Catholic Church
1206 Valley Road (Corner of Old York Rd & Valley Rd)
Melrose Park, PA 19027

Panakhyda
Friday
March 25, 2022

10:50 AM
Annunciation of the BVM Ukrainian Catholic Church
1206 Valley Road (Corner of Old York Rd & Valley Rd)
Melrose Park, PA 19027

Requiem Liturgy
Friday
March 25, 2022

11:00 AM
Annunciation of the BVM Ukrainian Catholic Church
1206 Valley Road (Corner of Old York Rd & Valley Rd)
Melrose Park, PA 19027

Committal
Friday
March 25, 2022

12:45 PM
St. Mary Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
438 Cedar Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027

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