Lydia Kasjanenko Pelypenko, age 95, passed away on September 11, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Mykola "Mike" Pelypenko for 45 years. Loving mother of Elizabeth Pelypenko (Patrick Gunning), Ludmila "Dolly" Pelypenko (Hugh) Dugan and the late Nina (Robert) Stuark Pavlov; cherished grandmother of Valentino Italo; dear sister of the late Raisa Ludwig and Helen Stepowy; longtime employee of Commerce Clearing House in Chicago; and a longtime member of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral. Resting at Muzyka & Son Funeral Home, 5776 W. Lawrence Ave., Thursday, September 16, 2021, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Panachyda (Wake Service). Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Friday at St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 6655 W. Higgins, Chicago. Interment Elmwood Cemetery, River Grove, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 6655 W. Higgins, Chicago, IL 60656, would be greatly appreciated. Info: www.muzykafuneralhome.com
Published by Chicago Tribune on Sep. 15, 2021.