His obituary read:
John Dmytryk, 87, of Coatesville, husband of Rose M. Szanyi Dmytryk, died Thursday, 27 January, 2011 in
Born on 29 January 1923 in Brandywine Hospital , he was the son of the late
Stephen and Sophia Prydun Dmytryk. John was a graduate of the former Newark,
NJ , Coatesville. He was employed as a
contractor for the Wright Brothers of Chester County for many years. He also
was a deputy sheriff of Scott High
School Chester County and constable for the state of . John was
known as a man of many hats but his great enjoyment was mowing on his John
Deere tractor and caring for his iris and blueberry gardens. He was a member of
the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Coatesville. In addition to Rose,
his wife of 15 years, he is survived by a son, John L. Dmytryk of Coatesville
and two brothers, Nicholas Dmytryk and Peter Dmytryk, both of Coatesville. He
was preceded in death by his first wife, Julia, a sister Maria (Mae) Sopko, and
a brother, Tony. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral
service at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 4, at the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church,
Pennsylvania Charles Street,
Coatesville. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. Friday at the church. The
Thursday evening visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Maclean
–Chamberlain Funeral Home, Inc., W.
Kings Highway (Route 340), Wagontown, with the
Panakhyda Service at 7:30 p.m. Interment will be in the Holy Ghost Ukrainian
Orthodox Cemetery, in Valley Township. In John’s memory, those who wish may
make contributions to the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church, , Coatesville.,
or to the Wagontown Volunteer Fire Company, 299
Church St. PO Box 185, Wagontown, PA 19376.
Arrangements by the Maclean-Chamberlain Funeral Home, Inc. Wagontown,
His obituary was published in the Daily Local News on 1 February 2011.
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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015