Myron Fedyniak, a master craftsman and a man of unwavering integrity, passed away on August 30, 2023, in Albany. Born on September 6, 1946, in Germany, Myron embraced his creative spirit from a young age, following in the footsteps of his father and mastering the trades of carpentry, stone masonry, and electricity. His expertise and dedication were renowned among his peers, who often sought his advice and guidance for their own projects.
As an adult, Myron honed his skills to become a Master European trained carpenter, stone mason, and electrician. He possessed an unparalleled talent for transforming raw materials into exquisite works of art that would stand the test of time. Myron's craftsmanship was not bound by the limitations of wood or stone; it was a reflection of his soul poured into each project he undertook.
Beyond his remarkable skills as a craftsman, Myron possessed numerous interests that enriched his life and those around him. Known for his culinary prowess, he delighted friends and family with mouthwatering dishes that surpassed even the finest restaurants. Every visit to his home was imbued with warmth and hospitality as he made every guest feel welcome.
Myron's inner strength and confidence were nothing short of remarkable. His determination to excel at every endeavor he pursued inspired all who knew him. Whether it was lending advice or sharing expertise on a project, Myron approached every interaction with humility and genuine care for others. His generosity knew no bounds.
In 1968, Myron completed a distinguished military service in the United States Army during the Vietnam War before being honorably discharged. A true patriot at heart, he held deep reverence for the American flag and everything it symbolized.
The beauty that flourished under Myron's touch extended beyond craftsmanship to nature itself. Possessing a green thumb like no other, he curated the most enchanting flower gardens that left onlookers in awe of nature's splendor. His ability to coax life and beauty from the soil was a testament to his love for all living things.
Myron's journey through life was deeply intertwined with the lives of his beloved family and friends. He now joins his father, George , his mother Anastasia, and his brother Lev, who have gone before him. Though they are physically separated, the bonds he forged with them remain eternally unbreakable.
He is survived by his significant other, Stephanie Platt, whose unwavering support and love lifted him in times of joy and solace in times of sorrow. His children: Markian and Myroslawa. His sister, Erika Korduba, nieces Lubomyra and Laryssa, and nephew Rostislav.
Myron Fedyniak leaves behind a rich tapestry of memories that will be cherished by all who had the privilege of crossing paths with him. As we bid farewell to this exceptional craftsman and extraordinary human being, let us take comfort in knowing that he has left an indelible mark on our souls. May his spirit forever inspire us to pursue excellence in our own endeavors and to embrace the beauty that can be found within each moment. Rest in peace, dear Myron.
Graveside services with military honors will be held at 12pm on Saturday, September 9th at Pine Bush Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Myron's name to Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, 211 Foordemore Rd., Kerhonkson, NY 12446.
Arrangements are under the guidance of Loucks Funeral Home, Ellenville.
Personal condolences may be left for Myron's family by visiting www.loucksfh.com