Grygory Szmyhul, 92, of Syracuse, passed away Friday. September 28, 2018 at St. Camillus Health & Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Szmyhul was born in Zolotonosha, Ukraine and has lived in Syracuse for over 60 years. He retired from Carrier Corporation where he worked as a machine operator for over 33 years. He was a longtime member of St. Luke's Ukrainian Orthodox Church and a member of the church choir. He was an active supporter of Ukrainian Freedom Organizations in Syracuse.
He was predeceased by his parents Andrij & Charytyna Szmyhul.
Survivors: Close friend, Pauline Diachenko and many friends in his church community.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday 10:00 AM in the St. Luke's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 3290 Warners Road. Mr. Szmyhul will be laid to rest in the Onondaga Valley Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Monday 5:30-6:30 PM in St. Luke's Ukrainian Orthodox Church followed by a Panakhyda Service that will be conducted at 6:30 PM.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Luke's Ukrainian Orthodox Church.