Joseph Sazyc

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SAZYC--Joseph, M.D., age 90. November 19, 2007. President of the Belarusian Democratic Republic in Exile 1982-1997. After surviving as a Polish, Ukrainian Underground, and Belarusian officer in WWII, Dr. Sazyc came to the US where he practiced medicine for 30 years and worked all his life to promote democratic freedom for his homeland of Belarus while tirelessly preserving its history and culture. Survived by daughter Helena Timmerman, son Reverend Joseph (Jeanne), and grandchildren Lauren Timmerman, Joseph III, Stephanie, and James Sazyc. Visitation Monday 2-4 and 7-9pm, Maliszewski Funeral Home, 218 Whitehead Ave., South River, NJ. Funeral service, St. Mary of Zyrovicy Belarusian Orthodox Church, Tuesday 10am, Highland Park, New Jersey.
Published in The New York Times on Nov. 23, 2007