Olga Trypniak, 65, of Bay Village, fell asleep in the Lord Friday, April 9, 2021 in Fairview Hospital following a 20 year valiant battle with cancer. She was born October 28, 1955 in Lorain. She graduated from Southview High School in 1974. Subsequently, she received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Kent State University. She also completed the intensive program at Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute (HUSI).
Olga retired last May as a Medical Technologist (E-22) from Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital, Cleveland. Dedicated to her work, she started her career at the former St. Joseph Hospital, Lorain. Olga also worked at the old Lakewood Hospital for 35 years, until they closed. Along with her focus on her career, Olga was a dutiful daughter, caring for her father who had a long-term illness.
Olga was a member of Saint Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, where she was a member of the choir. Olga was a president of the Ukrainian Orthodox League. She was an excellent baker and cook. Olga enjoyed teaching her culinary skills.
Olga will be dearly missed by her close friend and sister in Christ Larissa M. (Richard) Reidy and her “nieces” Natasha, Nadya and Larissa J.
Olga was preceded in death by her parents Mykola and Dora (nee Soroka) Trypniak and her brother Ihor Trypniak.
Visitation will be Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Richard J. Reidy Funeral Home, 1783 East 31st Street, South Lorain. On Wednesday, April 14, visitation will continue from 9:00AM until the time her funeral service at 10:00 AM at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 5913 State Road, Parma. Very Rev. John Nakonachny and Rev. Michael Hontaruk will officiate. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Lorain, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vladimir Orphanage Fund c/o St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 5913 State Road, Parma, Ohio 44134.
May her memory be eternal. Vichnaya Pamyat! Вiчная ïï Пам'ять!
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