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HLUCHYJ, William Donald

HLUCHYJ - William Donald U.S. Navy (Retired)
Age 94, of Douglasville, GA, formerly of Buffalo, NY, November 13, 2016. He was born in Buffalo on January 10, 1922, the son of the late Stephan and Alexandra (Monczak) Hluchyj. He was a retired Chief Aviation Ordnanceman in the United States Navy, having served for 20 years, including the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign during World War II. In his civilian life, he was in management at McDonald Products/Insilco and retired from General Motors. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son Thomas Patrick Hluchyj; brothers John, Andrew and Michael Hluchyj. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law: Alexandra and John Lovejoy of Grantham, NH and Mary and Robert DeGroff of Douglasville; his grandchildren Brandon DeGroff, Andrea DeGroff and Christopher Lovejoy; sister Anna Holowaty of Buffalo and many nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service was held at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA with Rev. Fr. Mark Thomas officiating. Interment followed with Full Military Honors.

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