Obituary: Julia Dziadik Dripchak, 88, lifelong Shelton resident

Julia Dziadik Dripchak, age 88 of Shelton, passed away peacefully on March 31, 2013 at CT Hospice, Branford, CT.

Julia was a life long resident of Shelton and retired from Better Packaging Company, a member of Shelton Senior Center and a faithful member of Three Saints Orthodox Church, Ansonia.

Her devotion to her family and friends in time of need was unmatched; spending her life caring for others.

She was the loving wife of the late Paul H. Dripchak, devoted daughter of the late Kuzma and Natalka Kowtko Dziadik. Julia was predeceased by brothers Nicholas (Helen Wallach), Stephen (Anna Mikita), and Wasyl; sisters Mary (John) Comcowich and Anna (Stanley) Pruchnicki; nephews Nicholas, Dennis, Steven, and Michael Dziadik.

She is survived by a niece, Roseann Dziadik of Old Saybrook and 3 nephews, Thomas (Louise) Pruchnicki of Hamden, William (Janice) Pruchnicki of Madison and John Comcowich of Shelton, 3 grand nieces, 1 grand nephew, 1 great grand niece, 3 great grand nephews and 5 godchildren.

Family and friends may call on Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM; Panikhida at 6:00 PM. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 9:00 AM from the Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Avenue, Ansonia. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM in Three Saints Orthodox Church, 26 Howard Ave. Ansonia, CT. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ansonia.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Three Saints Maintenance Fund or to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.

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