Born: August 23, 1937
Died: June 29, 2013
Rochester: Passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013 after a short battle with cancer. A retired City Fire Fighter of 39 ½ years. His family meant everything to him and were by his side. Predeceased by his parents, William & Anna, and sister, Marian (Walter) Lysko. He is survived by his most loving and dedicated wife of 53 years, Elizabeth “Betty” (Mahle); sons, Tim (Kim) and Michael (Tammy); daughter, Jody; 7 grandchildren, brother, Nicholas Powers; aunt, Sophie “Dottie” Harbuz; nieces, nephews, great-nieces & great-nephews.
His family will receive friends on TUESDAY 5-8 PM (Panakhyda 7 PM) at Michael R. Yackiw Funeral Home, 1650 Empire Blvd., Webster. On WEDNESDAY, please join his family at St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Church ( 940 Ridge Rd. East, Rochester 14621) at 10:30 AM for his Divine Liturgy. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the Leo Center for Caring or St. Josaphat’s Church in Fred’s memory. Please visit www.yackiwfuneralhome.com for more information.
Michael R. Yackiw Funeral Home