Eugenia Krulikowski, 85, long time resident of Stamford, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Stamford Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Gregory and Mary Victoria (Nakonechny) Stanislawawa and the loving and devoted wife of the late John Krulikowski for 46 years. She was born in Slobetka, Ukraine on October 7, 1927 and was a survivor of the forced famine in the Ukraine in 1932/33. In 1942, during WWII, Eugenia was forcibly removed from her family and spent the remainder of the war in a German forced labor camp. Eugenia was one of the first war orphans to arrive in the United States in 1946, and fulfilled her dream to become a naturalized American citizen in 1951. Because of her strong will and work ethic, Eugenia was determined to educate and better herself and she became a licensed beautician in both New York State and Connecticut. She also worked as a cashier at Pitney Bowes for 25 years. She was proud of her heritage and was a devoted member of St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Stamford. Eugenia is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Victoria and Stephen Frycz, and their children, Stephen J. Frycz and Markian T. Frycz. In addition to her parents and her husband John, Eugenia is preceded in death by her brothers Leon and Kolya Stanislawawa, and her sisters Lydia Belayova and Lucya Krut. The family would like to express sincere thanks and gratitude for all the loving care provided to Eugenia by; Dr. Santi Neuberger and associates, the staff of Stamford Hospital, and the staff of Long Ridge Rehabilitation Center. Visitation will be held at Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT on Monday, May 13th from 4 p.m. to 8pm. A Panahyda service will take place at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, May 14th, at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral, 24 Wenzel Terrace, in Stamford, at 10am. Interment will follow at Queen of Peace R.C. Cemetery in Stamford.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Eugenia's memory to St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral, 24 Wenzel Terrace, Stamford, CT 06902 or St. Basil's Seminary, 195 Glenbrook Road, Stamford, CT 06902 or Ukrainian American Youth Association-Ellenville Fund, P.O. Box 256, Campbell Hall, NY 10916
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