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ORYNAWKA, Leo G.
ORYNAWKA - Leo G. Age 98, of Grand Island, NY, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at home under the care of Hospice Buffalo. Born in New York City on August 27, 1917, he was the son of Ukrainian parents, the late Stanley and Katherine Orynawka. Leo was a member of Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God Church and husband of 67 years to the late Stephania Orynawka. They were married on June 28, 1947 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is survived by his four children, Leo A. (late Linda) Orynawka, Catherine (Joe) Higgins, Mary Ellyn (Larry) Stockings and Taras S. (Cindy) Orynawka of Elma, NY; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Friends may call Wednesday, August 10th from 4-8 PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME, INC., 319 24th Street, corner of Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY, where a Panachyda Service will be held at 7:00 PM. A second Panachyda Service will be at 9:30 AM on Thursday, August 11th, at the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Liturgy at 10:00 AM at Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God Church, 2715 Ferry Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY, with Father Raymond Palko, officiating. Burial following in St. Stephen's Cemetery, Grand Island, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227-1480. Visit zajacfuneralhomeinc.com for online condolences.