Maplewood – Olga Behuniak passed peacefully from this life on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at the Eddy Village Green in Cohoes, at the age of 100.
Olga was born on April 16, 1922 in the Hamlet of Maplewood where she resided for the majority of her life. She was educated at the Maplewood School and Watervliet High School. Olga was employed as an administrative assistant by the Norton Company in Watervliet for 33 years and later worked as a sales associate for 15 years at the former Cohoes Specialty Store.
Olga was a member of St. Basil’s Russian Orthodox Church in Maplewood. She devoted her retirement years to quiet times spent at home and being with her family.
Olga was the last surviving child of the late Peter and Eva (Fusiak) Behuniak and in addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her siblings; Ann (late Joseph) Powers, Julia (late David) Torncello, Michael Behuniak (wife Elena survives) and John Behuniak (wife Julie survives). She is survived by her loving nieces and nephews, Jo-Ann (William) Winglosky, Michele (Will) Wilkins, Michael (Julie) Behuniak, Geoffrey Behuniak, Nicholas (Jeanine) Behuniak, Susan Torncello, David (Maureen) Torncello, Peter (Virginia) Torncello, Mark (Kathy) Behuniak, Daniel (Kristen) Behuniak and Daria (George) Wolf as well as several gran-nieces and grand-nephews.
Olga’s family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff of the Eddy Village Green in Cohoes for the care and support they gave to Olga and her family during her stay.
Her funeral will be held on Monday at 10 am in St. Basil’s Russian Orthodox Church, Archibald Street, Maplewood. A springtime interment will take place in St. Basil’s Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend and may also visit with Olga’s family at the Parker Bros. Memorial, 2013 Broadway in Watervliet on Sunday from 2 until 5 pm. The Panikhida service will be held on Sunday at 3 pm in the funeral home.
Donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice in memory of Olga Behuniak.
Visit www.parkerbrosmemorial.com to leave a message of sympathy and for driving directions.