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Bohdan Chorny

Bohdan Peter Chorny

Wednesday, April 29th, 1931 - Saturday, March 14th, 2020
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Obituary

COHOES Bohdan Peter Chorny, 88, passed away peacefully Saturday, Mar. 14, 2020 at the Eddy Village Green surrounded by his loving family.

Bohdan was born in Poland to Serhyj and Katarzyna Shulkowski Chorny. He was educated in Poland, Ukraine and Germany and moved to the US when he was 18. Attending a Ukrainian church picnic in Cohoes he met the love of his life, Irene Fedusiw Chorny and they were married on Sept. 2, 1956. Together they shared 62 wonderful years.

Bohdan started as a laborer at Consolidated Gas & Elec. and then at Cardish Machine Works in Watervliet. He went on to work for many years at the Watervliet Arsenal as a machinist until his retirement in 1988. He was known for his ability as a craftsman who could either build or fix anything. With his talents, he loved to create things for his grandchildren. He was an avid NY Mets and NY Giants fan. He enjoyed bowling, playing cards and vacationing in Aruba.

In addition to his wife Irene, Bohdan is survived by his children, Kristyna Moroukian (Herb) of Wynantskill, Michael Chorny (Terri) of Las Vegas, NV, Andre Chorny (late Kim “Liz”) of Clifton Park and Larissa Fiacco (Anthony) of Mechanicville. He was “Popi” to Jeffrey, Danielle, Camryn, Dylan, Jenna and Anthony Chet. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Chrystyna Szandyba.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the Fitzgerald Funeral Home, 105 Vliet Blvd., Cohoes and at 10 a.m. at St. Peter & St. Paul’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, Cohoes. Interment will follow in St. Peter & St. Paul’s Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Waterford.

Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. A Panakhyda service will be at 6 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter & St. Paul’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 198 Ontario St., Cohoes, NY 12047
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Fitzgerald Funeral Home
    Address
    105 Vliet Blvd.
    COHOES, NY 12047
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  • Service

    Thursday, March 19th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, March 19th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    St. Peter & St. Paul's Ukrainian Catholic Church
    Address
    198 Ontario Street
    COHOES, NY 12047
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    Officiant
    Rev. Vladimir Marusceac
  • Interment

    Location
    Saint Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
    Address
    Middletown Road
    WATERFORD, NY
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Affiliations

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  • New York Mets
  • NY Giants

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Maryjo Bush

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Mike and family, so very sorry for your loss. May all your sweet memories help comfort you during this very difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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Love , Rick and Kim Nielsen

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