Prayers and condolences are offered to the family of WALTER H. SAMIJLENKO who entered into eternity with the Lord on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the earthly age of 82. Walter and his family have been long time members of St. Vladimir Cathedral. Walter served on the Board of Trustees, was a member of the Brotherhood, the Bingo Club, and the UOL. He was an active volunteer while he was able. In 2003 Walter received the Parishioner of the Year Award (formerly the Man of the Year) for his diligent service to the parish.
He was the beloved husband of Nina (nee Suschenko); dear father of Walter (Donna), Bill (Karen) and Pete (Kathy); loving grandfather of Steven (Amanda), Katie, Michael (Ashley), Natalie (TJ) and Maggie and great-grandfather of Jacob, Matthew and Lily; dearest brother of Helen Dolbin (Walter) and George Samijlenko (Martha). U.S. Army Veteran.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Taras Shevchenko School of Ukrainian Studies at St. Vladimir, 3425 Marioncliff Dr., Parma, OH 44134. A private Funeral Service was held Wednesday, March 18, 2020. A memorial Service will be held at a later date. Interment Brooklyn Heights Cemetery.
Vichnaya Pamyat! Memory Eternal! Вiчная йoму Пам'ять!