Eugenia (Iwaniw) Muryn

April 28, 1931 ~ January 10, 2022 (age 90)


Eugenia (Genia) Muryn was born on 4/28/1931 in the village of Brody, Ukraine.  Genia passed away on January 10, 2022 at the Mercy House of the Southern Tier after an extraordinary life.  She made her way to American in 1997 after many ordeals and hardships.  She was predeceased by her loving husband Gregor; her first husband Victor Chibizova; her parents Katarina Grab and Mikita Iwaniw; stepmother Olena; 3 sisters and 3 brothers.  She is survived by several step children; nieces and nephews.  Also surviving her are special nieces and caregivers Maria Leahy and Kathy Dimmick who were always by her side.   Genia could always be found in her garden and loved sharing her beautiful harvest.  She had a love of Ukrainian music and often sang, especially Christmas carols.  She was a poet, writing about her life.  Her church family was very important to her.  She attended Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church in Johnson City and could always be found helping make pyrohy, baked delicacies, and helping and the church bazaars.  Genia will be missed by many.  A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday at 10am at the Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church, 230 Ukrainian Hill Rd, Johnson City.   The family will receive friends on Monday from 9am until the time of the service at Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Eugenia’s name to the Mercy House of the Southern Tier, 212 N. McKinley Ave, Endicott, NY 13760 or Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church Building Fund, 230 Ukrainian Hill Road, Johnson City, NY 13790.

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January 17, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church

Funeral Mass
January 17, 2022

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church

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