Pawlo O. Breslawec
December 28th, 1924 ~ November 12th, 2012
Age 87, of Minnetonka, MN, passed away peacefully November 12, 2012.
Born in Valky, Ukraine, Pawlo immigrated to the United States 1950 and married Olha (Hnojewyj) in 1951. Together they raised 4 children while residing in northeast Minneapolis.
Pawlo was a devoted member of the local & national Ukrainian community including the Ukrainian Youth Association, Ukrainian-American Community Center, St. Michael’s & St. George’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church and was a founding member of the Ukrainian Credit Union in Minneapolis which he managed from its inception in 1968 to 2001 before retiring
in 2005. He also enjoyed a lifelong passion for officiating soccer.
Pawlo was preceded in death by his parents, Maryna & Oleksyj Breslawec; sisters Valya and Vera; and wife of 61 years, Olha, who passed away on July 11, 2012.
He is survived by children Halyna (Arthur), Katia (Guy), Oleksa (Natalie), Maryna (Ihor), six adored granddaughters – Larissa, Alexandra, Valya, Kira, Antonia, Sonia – and family in Ukraine.
The family would like to thank Dr. Quirino Orlandi and staff for their care during Pawlo’s struggle with congestive heart failure.
Visitation at Kozlak-Radulovich Chapel (1918 University Ave. NE) Sunday, November 18th, 2012 from 5-8 PM with Vigil Prayers (Panachyda) at 7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Ukrainian-American Community Center, 301 Main Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413.