Maria Sysak(11.21.1938-12.12.2020) the daughter of Osyp and Olha Kuzmyn, has passed awaypeacefully on Saturday, December 12th at 7:05pm and on the feast dayof Our Lady of Guadalupe in Manhattan. Maria was born in Ternopil, Ukraine, where sheworked as a pharmacist, married and had a family. She and her family also livedin Ozerna. Maria is survived by her two children, Irene Sysak and Oleh J. Sysak,her daughter in law Jennifer Sysak, grandchildren Jolene and Jerard Sysak, herbrother Bohdan Kuzmyn and other relatives. Maria was a longtime devotedparishioner at St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church in Manhattan. Maria workedtirelessly for over 37 years in Citibank on Wall Street before retiring. Formany years, Maria bravely fought her long illness of Parkinson’s and otherhealth issues until her final flight to Heaven. Some of her hobbies included:reading, watching movies, traveling and supporting her church and othercharitable organizations but her main occupation was constant praying forothers, especially she was devoted to souls in purgatory. Our beloved mother, Maria will be incrediblymissed, as she was deeply loved. Please kindly remember Maria in your prayersand charitable works.
“Eternal rest grant unto herdear Lord, let Thy perpetual light shine upon her and grant her peace, Amen.”
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