Ann (Rosics) Dahulich, Mother of Archbishop Michael

Ann (Rosics) Dahulich
Ann (Rosics) Dahulich

The beloved mother of His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York and New Jersey, Ann (Rosics) Dahulich, 91, fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

A lifelong member of Saint Michael’s Orthodox Church, Binghamton, NY, and the former secretary of the parish’s Ladies Guild, Ann was a retired employee of the City of Binghamton and the Greenman Senior Center.

She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Anna Rosics; her husband, Peter Dahulich; her two brothers, Andrew and Michael Rosics; and her sister, Marie Dancho.  In additon to Archbishop Michael, she is survived by her son, George Dahulich (Ret. Capt. USAF), Centreville, VA, and her daughter, Barbara Knighton, Binghamton; three grandchildren, Georgia Wimberly [Randall], Shanise Kent [Kyle Wolf] and Jaron Knighton; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will begin at Saint Michael’s Church, Binghamton, NY at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 11.  A Parastas will be celebrated at 7:00 p.m. followed by a light meal.  Visitation will resume at the church at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 12, followed by the celebration of the Divine Liturgy and Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m.  Officiating will be Protopresbyter James S. Dutko, Pastor of Saint Michael’s Church, and area and visiting clergy.  [Clergy are asked to wear white vestments.]  Interment will follow at Saint Michael’s Cemetery, after which a lenten luncheon will be held in Ann’s memory.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Box 130, South Canaan, PA 18459; Saint Michael’s Church, 296 Clinton Street, Binghamton, NY 13905; or the Lourdes Hospice Program, 169 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, NY 13905.

May Ann’s memory be eternal!