Andrew and Dorothy Burochonock

Burochonock, Andrew & Dorothy

Andrew Burochonock, 95, passed away on February 22, 2013 in Silver Spring, MD. He was born in Hastings, NY the son of Daniel and Nettie Burochonock. He married Mary Chiger in 1945. She predeceased him in 1984. Andy served in the U.S. Air Force as a bomber pilot during WWII and successfully flew 51 missions. He retired as a lieutenant colonel. He also worked over 30 years for Cunningham Auto Body in Byram, CT.

Dorothy Yacubik Slusarz Burochonock, 91, passed away on October 30, 2012 in Silver Spring, MD. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of Afanasy and Elena Yacubik and grew up in Banksville, CT. She married Joseph Slusarz in 1948. He predeceased her in 1968. Dorothy worked for 44 years at the Greenwich Board of Education.

Andy and Dotty married in 1985 and made their home in Stamford, CT.

Andy is survived by sister, Olga Moscowitch of Port Chester, NY; daughters, Stacia Berndt and son-in-law, Bill (deceased) of The Villages, FL and Sonya Neilsen and son-in-law, Paul of Norwalk, CT; five grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Dorothy is survived by sister, Vera Hershey of Stamford; daughter, Laurie and son-in-law, Larry Checco of Silver Spring, MD; son, Jeffrey and daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Slusarz of Walnut Creek, CA, and 4 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 22 at St. Mary's Russian Orthodox Church in Stamford. Donations in their memory can be made to the Church or .

Published in the The Journal News on June 12, 2013