Mary Dukryn

July 30, 1926 ~ August 19, 2020 (age 94)


Mary Dukryn, 94, of Highland, IL, died Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at Faith Countryside Homes, Highland, IL.  Mary was born July 30, 1926 to Wasyl and Anna Dukryn in Pittsburgh, PA.  Mary was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA.  She was the caretaker of the family.  A devout Ukrainian Orthodox Catholic, she spent a lot of time around St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Pittsburgh.  Mary liked to cook and bake and she always enjoyed feeding the birds in her backyard.  After living 85 years on the South Side of Pittsburgh, she moved to Faith Countryside Homes in Highland, IL to be closer to her niece and nephew and their families.  Mary enjoyed the peace and quiet of the small town, country setting.  Mary is survived by her niece and nephew, Beth (Jimmy) Tempus of Alhambra, IL and Ken (Ellen) Baer of Downers Grove, IL; great nieces and nephews, Timothy, Hannah, Franklin, Phillip, Violet and Lucy.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Wasyl and Anna Dukryn; bothers and sisters, Katherine Dukryn Sviezikas, Peter Dukryn, Mildred Dukryn, Michael Dukryn, John Dukryn and Anna Dukryn Baer.  Memorials may be made to the Donor's choice  Interment private.  Arrangements made by the John J. Gmiter Funeral Home, Ltd., 119 South 15th Street, Pittsburgh, PA.

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