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Dorothy Kocur, 85, Lifelong Yonkers Resident

Dorothy Kocur
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YONKERS, N.Y. - Dorothy Kocur (nee Geriak) of Yonkers died Oct. 3. She was 85.

Kocur was born April 2, 1928, in Yonkers, to Edward (Efty) and Teodosia (Wowchak) Geriak. She attended local schools and graduated from Commerce High School. She was a lifelong Yonkers resident, parishioner of St. Michael's Ukrainian Church belonging to their Golden Age Club.

Kocur is survived by her husband, Theodor; son, Edward (Kim) Kocur of Millstone, N.J.; daughters, Dorothea (Orest) Torous of Rochester, Daria (Joe) Gaschler of Yonkers; and five  grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brothers, Nick Geriak, Albert Geriak, and Walter Geriak.

Calling hours are Friday, Oct. 11 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home . Parastas is Friday, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at St. Michael's Ukrainian Church with interment to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Donations may be made in Kocur's name to St. Michael's Ukrainian Church Building Fund 21 Shonnard Pl. Yonkers, N.Y. 10703 or St. Josaphat's Church 940 East Ridge Rd. Rochester, N.Y. 14621.

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