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In Memory of

Liubomyra Sochan

May 14, 1925 - May 18, 2017

Obituary


Liubomyra Sochan (nee Popyk) of Yonkers, N.Y. passed away on May 18, 2017 at the age of 92. She was born on May 14, 1925 in Chernivtsi, Ukraine to Evhenia and Michael Popyk. She married Dr. Oleh S. Sochan on January 9, 1949 in Landshut, Germany. They were married 57 years until he predeceased her in 2006. She has been a Yonkers resident since the early 1950's and belonged to St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church. She was a member of the church choir for over 40 years directed by her loving husband. In addition to...

Liubomyra Sochan (nee Popyk) of Yonkers, N.Y. passed away on May 18, 2017 at the age of 92. She was born on May 14, 1925 in Chernivtsi, Ukraine to Evhenia and Michael Popyk. She married Dr. Oleh S. Sochan on January 9, 1949 in Landshut, Germany. They were married 57 years until he predeceased her in 2006. She has been a Yonkers resident since the early 1950's and belonged to St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church. She was a member of the church choir for over 40 years directed by her loving husband. In addition to her passion for singing, she enjoyed baking and caring for animals. Liubomyra was an active member of the Ukrainian Women's League for many years. She also volunteered with Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization in Yonkers as a creator of cultural programs. Besides her husband Oleh, she was predeceased by her sisters, Vera & Tamara, and granddaughter Christina. She is survived by her 4 children Bohdan of Yonkers, Zoreslava Sochan of South Salem, Vira Myskiw and her husband Walter of Mahopac, and Orest & his wife Michele of Mahopac, her grandchildren Aurora, Alexander, Deanna, Mark, Nicholas, Thomas & Anthony, her cousin Irene D'Alessio of Bayside, NY, brother-in-law Ihor and his wife Lila of Woodcliff Lake, NJ and sister-in-law Neonila of Morristown, NJ. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 23 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Whalen and Ball Funeral Home, 168 Park Ave., Yonkers, NY. Panakhyda service will be Tues @ 7:30pm. Divine Liturgy will be held Wed., May 24 at 10am at St. Michaels Ukrainian Catholic Church in Yonkers. Interment to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Ukrainian Museum, NY.
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