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Stephania Dutka

May 8, 1928 — March 3, 2016

Stephania  Dutka of Kerhonkson, NY passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, March 3, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was 87 years old. Stephania was born on May 8, 1928 in Zolochiv, Ukraine; she was the daughter of Ivan and Maria (Babij) Pituschewski and the widow of Wolodymyr Dutka.

 

Stephania was a member of the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, the Ukrainian National Association and the Ukrainian American Youth Association. She and her husband owned the Willow Bungalows in Kerhonkson. Stephania had also worked at the Granite for 25 years. Prior to emigrating to the United States Stephania was a kindergarten teacher in Germany.

 

Stephania is survived at home by her loving son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Evelyn Dutka; her daughters, Shania Hitchcock of Accord and Olga Rokycky of Ellenville; her son, Andrij Dutka and his wife Mary of North Lawrence, NY; six grandchildren; Christine Hitchcock, Katie Campbell, Cindy Rokycky, Melissa Messado, Michael Dutka and Thomas Shadd. Also surviving are several great grandchildren and family in Ukraine.

 

In addition to her husband Wolodymyr, Stephania was predeceased by her son Bohdan Dutka and her son-in-law Thomas Hitchcock.

 

Visiting hours will be Monday, March 7th from 4-8pm at HB Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson. The Panakhyda will begin at 6pm that evening. The Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 8th 10am at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, Kerhonkson. Burial will follow at Pine BushCemetery, Kerhonkson.

 

Contributions may be made in Stephania’s name to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.

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Monday, March 7, 2016

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

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30 42nd Street, Kerhonkson, NY 12446

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Monday, March 7, 2016

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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