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 Matrona “Motsya” <I>Naida</I> Lukianec

Matrona “Motsya” Naida Lukianec

Poltavs'ka, Ukraine
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 95–96)
Burial Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 100117836 · View Source
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Matrona "Motsya" Lukianec, 96, of Syracuse, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2012. Born in 1916 to Wasil and Odarka Naida in Dmytrowka, Poltawa Oblast, Ukraine, she was displaced to Germany during World War II and immigrated to the United States in 1956 before settling in Syracuse in 1957. She was a masterful gardener who loved spending time among the beautiful roses, sunflowers, dahlias, berry bushes and onions that she grew. She walked everywhere, even when she was advanced in years. She was a talented seamtress. She prepared the most delicious varenyky, borsch and hamburger stew. She loved telling stories, singing Ukrainian folklore and listening to accordion and guitar music. She was a communicant of Ss. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Ihor, who died in 1974 and her son, Wolodymyr, who died in 1969. Matrona would regularly walk several miles to tend their graves. Survivors: her daughter, Nadia (F. Walter) Medicis of Dewitt; three grandchildren, Cathleen Basile, Steven W. Medicis and Daria (Craig) Meyerson, all of Syracuse; two great-grandchildren, Thomas Seaver of Liverpool and Matthew Seaver of Syracuse; and one great-great- grandaughter, Brooke Halstead-Seaver of Syracuse. Funeral services will be conducted 9 a.m. Tuesday from Macko-Vassallo Funeral Home and 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church. Matrona will be laid to rest in Ss. Peter & Paul Orthodox Cemetery. Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 1609 W. Genesee St. The Panakhyda Service will be held 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Published in Syracuse Post Standard on November 3, 2012

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100117836
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Matrona “Motsya” Naida Lukianec (1916–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100117836, citing Saint Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Frank K. (contributor 46941322) .