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Nadia Biloskirka

February 24, 1924 - June 3, 2021

Burial Date June 9, 2021

The viewing will be on Tuesday, June 8th 4 to 7:00 pm with a Panachyda Service at 5:00 pm

Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 9 th at 10 am by the Rev. Fr. Myron Myronyuk at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church, 430 North 7th Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503.

Interment will follow at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Kane Street, Scranton.

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Nadia Biloskirka, 97, of Scranton, PA passed on June 3, 2021. She was the wife of the late Nicholas Biloskirka for 57 years, who was the former Cantor for 47 years at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church. Born in Pohrebysche, Ukraine on February 24, 1924 to the late Mackar and Horpinna Juchimenko. Nadia lived through the famine caused by Russian policies in 1932-33 known as the “Holodomor”. At age 17 she was sent to Germany to work as a forced laborer through the remainder of the war. She married her beloved Nicholas in 1945 and her continued journey took her, Nicholas and their young son to Tunisia and then to the United States in 1952. The family settled in Scranton, PA in 1953. Nadia was a full time mother. She loved flowers and was an avid gardener. She was an active member of St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church, a member of the Blessed Virgin Mary Guild and the League of Ukrainian Catholics. She is survived by: her son, Boris Biloskirka and wife Debra of Arizona; daughter Martha Sophia Biloskirka and husband Kenneth DiGiuseppe  of Connecticut; Maria Roxolana Biloskirka of Massachusetts; four grandchildren; three great grandsons; a sister, Sonia Sytniuk, Ukraine; nieces and nephews in Ukraine. She was predeceased by two brothers: Peter and Vladimir Juchimenko; and son-in-law, Peter L. Conley. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 9 th at 10 am by the Rev. Fr. Myron Myronyuk at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church, 430 North 7th Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503. Interment will follow at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Kane Street, Scranton. The viewing will be on Tuesday, June 8th 4 to 7:00 pm with a Panachyda Service at 5:00 pm, in the Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 262 Railroad Avenue, West Scranton. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations in Nadia’s memory be made to St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church

Chomko Funeral Home
262 Railroad Ave.
Scranton, PA 18505-1041
Phone: 570-342-3657
Fax: 570-342-6052

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