Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00
Andrew F. Walczuk passed away on Dec. 10, 2009, his 95th birthday, at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY. Born in 1914 in Bayside, NY, he was married at St. Aloysius Church in 1937. He resided with his wife, Genevieve Motchkavitz Walczuk, in Great Neck until age 70 when they moved to Florida. Prior to moving, he was an active member in the Alert Volunteer Fire Company.
Andy was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years and his daughter Elaine Van Doren. At age 90, he returned to New York where he lived with his son in Syosset until his passing. He is survived by his son John Walczuk (Karen); grandson Matthew Walczuk (Susan); granddaughters, Jesse Walczuk Dunbar (Todd) and Alix Walczuk; and great-grandson Drew Harrison Walczuk. In addition he leaves behind brothers-in-law and numerous nephews and nieces in New York and Florida. He asked nothing, but always gave his all when the family needed him.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to the Palliative Care Unit at NSUH, Manhasset, NY.