Joan Hamulak, 93, of Morris Plains, NJ passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Morris View Nursing Home, Morris Plains, NJ.
Joan was born on November 4, 1919 in Lviv, Ukraine. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John and Zenya (nee Liskovatska) Yaremko.
Joan was a member of St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Whippany, NJ. She was a member of Ukrainian Women’s Society. Joan was very family oriented and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, John Hamulak. She is survived by two sons, Bohdan and wife Teresa Hamulak of Orlando, FL and Mark Hamulak of Rockaway, NJ, daughter-in-law, Nora Sarmiento-Leon, three grandchildren; Steffon, Donnue, and Taissa. She is also survived by a sister, Sophia Oryniak, nieces, Alexandra Oryniak and Teresa and husband Michael Szpyhulsky, great-nephew, Danylko, great niece, Nadia, and all her family in Ukraine. She is predeceased by two sisters, Darka Syroid and Maria Borysenko.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Road, Whippany, NJ 07981. Parastas will be held at 6:00 p.m. A Mass will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. in the St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, 60 North Jefferson Road, Whippany, NJ 07981. An interment will follow in St. Andrew’s Ukrainian Cemetery, South Bound Brook, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Building Fund of St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Church, 60 North Jefferson Road, Whippany, NJ 07981.