Obit: Hanuszczak, Antonia #3 (1913 - 2008)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Hanuszczak, Kopschanka, Hoc’
----Source: Loyal TRG 12 March 2008
Hanuszczak, Antonia #3 (30 OCT 1913 - 3 MAR 2008)
Antonia Hanuszczak, 94, Granton, died on Monday, March 3, 2008, at Memorial Health and Rehabilitation Center in Neillsville.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, March 6, at St, Mary’s Catholic Church, Neillsville. The Very Reverend Woodrow H. Pace officiated. Providing the music was Ronald Resong, organist, and St. Mary’s Choir. Burial was in the Neillsville City Cemetery.
Antonia Hoc’ was born in Snietnica, Ukraine, on Oct. 30, 1913, to Dmytro and Marie (nee Kopschanka) Hoc’. In 1940, she moved to Austria and in 1942 to Munich, Germany, where she worked as a housekeeper at the YMCA until 1949, when she left for the United States. She was met at Boston Harbor by a nun and the next day she took a train to Herkimer, N.Y., where she worked as a seamstress. She married Eustachij Hanuszczak on March 3, 1951, in the Greek Orthodox Church. They moved to Chicago and then settled in Granton in January, 1955 to farm. She loved the farm, gardening, and was a Packer fan, but her greatest love was her children and grandchildren. She will be remembered as a very special lady. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and also attended the Ukraine Orthodox Church on County Road W.
Survivors include four sons, Ostap Hanuszczak, Neillsville, Lubo (Patty) Hanuszczak, Neillsville, Slavko Hanuszczak, Neillsville, and Bohdan (Sandy) Hanuszczak, Granton; and seven grandchildren, Sarah Hanuszczak, Jason (Nicole) Hanuszczak, Jesse Hanuszczak, Autumn Hanuszczak, Amanda Hanuszczak and Corey Hanuszczak.
Preceding her in death were her husband; her parents; five brothers; and four sisters.
The Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, assisted the family with arrangements.
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