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Jim D. Kostiuk

Dmytro D. "Jim" Kostiuk, 87, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Center Ridge Health Campus in North Ridgeville, following a lengthy illness.
Born October 8, 1926 in Zakriwci, Stanislaviv, Ukraine, he lived in Bradford, Yorkshire, England from 1949 until 1956 when he and his family immigrated to Elyria.
Jim worked in maintenance at Kasper Foundry in Elyria for 26 years, retiring in 1991. Prior to this, he worked at Timms Spring Company in Elyria from 1956 to 1965.
He was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Lorain, where he volunteered many hours helping to make pierogies and working bingo. Jim enjoyed gardening.
Surviving is his wife of 64 years, Katharina (nee Weimuller); a son, Michael P. (Barbara) of Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan; daughters, Sonia (Steve) Pass of Elyria and Maria (Michael) Grega of Elyria; grandchildren, M. Peter Kostiuk of Foster City, California, Stephanie Kostiuk of New York City and John Grega of Chicago; and a brother, Michael of Zakriwci, Ukraine.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Iwan and Parascevia (nee Romaniuk) Kostiuk; and sisters Tonka and Anna.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, where a Panachida will be at 6:30 pm. Funeral services will be Saturday at 9:00 am in the funeral home followed by Divine Liturgy at 9:30 am at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, 3038 Charleston Avenue, Lorain. The Very Rev. Canon Steven M. Paliwoda, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, 3038 Charleston Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44055.
To send online condolences go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com

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Calvary Cemetery
555 North Ridge Road
Lorain, OH,

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Dear Mrs. Kostiuk, Maria, Mike and Sonya and immediate family. Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of Dmytro Kostiuk. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are sure that at this Christmas time Dmytro will further be missed dearly. Sorry about the late message but we just found out today about your loss.May he rest in peace. ?????? ???'???Nick, Maka, Stephanie and Katheryne Parzei (Toronto, Canada).

nick parzei - December 18, 2014 at 06:10 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Dear Mrs. Kostiuk, Sonia and Steve Pass, and the extended Kostiuk family,We are so sorry for your loss. We are so glad we had the opportunity to meet Mr. Kostiuk during a trip to Ohio many years ago. He was such and interesting and kind man. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. With sympathy, Randy and Cindy Pass

Cindy and Randy Pass - September 19, 2014 at 12:41 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

To Mrs. Katharina Kostiuk, Sonia and Steve Pass and all of the Kostiuk family: Our sincerest condolences. Mr. Kostiuk was a very warm man and someone my husband and I very much enjoyed talking with when we visited for family gatherings. Sincerely, Pamela and Jim Osment

Pamela Osment - September 19, 2014 at 12:11 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Dear Kay, Maria, Mike and Sonya,I am so very sorry for your loss of Mr. Kostiuk. He was such a fine man and I feel honored to have known him. I will miss him. May God's peace be with you all and comfort you.Deepest Sympathy and love-Marilyn Smith Schuster

Marilyn Smith Schuster - September 19, 2014 at 10:39 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Maria and family, our deepest sympathies on the loss of your father. You are all in our thoughts. Jerry and Lori Workman

Lori Workman - September 19, 2014 at 08:30 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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Randy and Amber - September 19, 2014 at 08:18 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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