Virgie Vera (Kuzmich) Spasink of Claremont died on August 3, 2008, at the Haven Health Center of Claremont, NH. She was a native and lifelong resident of Claremont, born on January 6, 1912, the daughter of John and Anna (Zluchick) Kuzmich.
Virgie worked at Joy Manufacturing Company for many years. She was a member of the Holy Resurrection Orthodox church and the Sisterhood of the hurch. She also was a church choir director for many years. She was the widow of George Spasink, who died on June 2, 1973. The surviving family includes one nephew, Michael Gaydo of Berlin, and a niece, Nancy Piper.
She was predeceased by a brother, John Kuzmich, and three sisters, Helen Kuzmich, Nellie K. Gaydo, and Sonya Kuzmich.
The funeral was held at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, and the interment was in Mt. View Cemetery.
Helen Kuzmich, 87, died after a long illness on June 6, 1997. She was born in Claremont on June 16, 1909, a daughter of John and Anna (Zluchick) Kuzmich. She was predeceased by one brother, John Kuzmich and two sisters, Nellie K. Gaydo and Sonya Kuzmich.
She resided in Claremont most of her life. She had lived and worked in Hartford, CT, for 35 years. She worked as a secretary for the J.G. Mozzochi Engineering Co., retiring in 1974.
She had two sisters, Nellie and Virgie; nephew, Michael Gaydo; and niece, Nancy Piper. Later in life, Helen and her sisters lived together in their parents' house in the historical district of Claremont. Helen's fiancé was killed during WWII, and she never got married, although she was an amicable and kind person. She was a parishioner of Holy Resurrection Orthodox church and a faithful member of the choir and Sisterhood of this church.
The funeral was held on June 8, 1997, at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church and Mountain View Cemetery.
Nellie Nadezhda (Kuzmich) Gaydo, 75, died on September 5, 1990, at Sullivan County Home. She was born on October 4, 1914, in Claremont, NH. She was the widow of Michael A. Gaydo, who predeceased her on September 5, 1963. Nellie is survived by her son, Michael Gaydo, of Berlin, NH, and her daughter, Nancy Piper.
Nellie had some heart problems for many years, but despite that, she was an active church member and sang in the choir with her sisters.
The funeral services were held at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church on Saturday, September 8, at 9:30 a.m. and noon in Mountain View Cemetery.