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Theodore Kuzmiw

May 25, 1928 ~ September 26, 2022 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Theodore Kuzmiw Obituary

On September 26, 2022, THEODORE KUZMIW, devoted husband of the late Paraskewia (nee Korz) Kuzmiw, beloved Father to Anna Collins (Richard) and the late Roman Kuzmiw (Linda). Loving Grandfather to Steven Collins (Lisa), Michael Collins, Andrea Kuzmiw, Emily Kuzmiw (Mark Wingo,Jr.) and Danielle Kuzmiw. Proud & loving Great Grand Father of Haley Tolley, Nikolai & Alek Wingo and Jacob Collins. Surviving Brother to the late Zenon (Anna) , Wolodymyr, Roman, Maria & Sedonia. Dear Brother-in-law to Olha & the late Wasyl Korz, the late Anna & Michael Tymiuk, John & Taisa Korz. He is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins & friends. Ted was a prominent member of the Baltimore Ukrainian Community. His passion was to bring joy to his family & friends with his wit, artistic & theatrical talents. He was a member of a variety of Ukrainian Organizations. He loved to teach children both in Ukrainian School & the Ukrainian American Youth Association where he devoted himself in teaching mandolin, Ukrainian history & culture. He directed & wrote theatrical productions; Ted even painted the scenery. He also painted the signage on the Ukrainian American Youth Building on Eastern Ave. Many of his paintings reflected his memories of his Ukrainian homeland. He enjoyed photography & taking movies. He also created movies featuring his illustrated story boards depicting Ukrainian fairytales that he wrote &/or scripted. He did this & more while working full time at Kopper’s Co. & Ward Machinery as a Draftsman. Ted always credited God with giving him his talents and sense of purpose. He dearly loved his Family and the wonderful Ukrainian Community that supported him in his endeavors. We will all truly miss him.

Family and friends may gather at LILLY & ZEILER INC. FUNERAL HOME, 1901 Eastern Ave./21231 on Sunday, October 16,2022 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at which time  Parastas services will begin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church on Monday, October 17,2022 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation towards the Ukrainian Military in Theodore's name. Checks may be made payable to St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church and reference Ukrainian Military on the memo line.

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October 16, 2022

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lilly & Zeiler Inc. Funeral Home
1901 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21231

October 16, 2022

5:00 PM
Lilly & Zeiler Inc. Funeral Home
1901 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21231

Mass of Christian Burial
October 17, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church
2401 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224

October 17, 2022

12:30 PM
St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
1400 S 48th Street
Baltimore, MD 21222


St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church
2401 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore MD 21224


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