Matushka Olga S. Chanda

OCA Communications has learned that this past summer Matushka Olga S. Chanda, formerly of Olyphant, PA, fell asleep in the Lord at 92 years of age.

Matushka Olga was the wife of the late Very Rev. Michael J. Chanda, long-time rector of All Saints Church, Olyphant, PA.

Matushka Olga served the needs of the Church and the faithful since 1941 in several parishes, including those in Berlin, NH, and Forest City, PA. Her presence and love were completed in serving the faithful in All Saints Church. Throughout her life, she shared her beautiful voice by singing in parish choirs. Her first priority was to serve and display unconditional love to her parish and the faithful. She was well known for her grace, charm, and warm hospitality to all.

Survivors include her beloved sister, Elena S. Savchuck, and a godson, Gregory Savchuck.

Funeral services were held at All Saints Church and Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk Monastery Church, South Canaan, PA. Burial followed in the monastery cemetery.

May Matushka Olga’s memory be eternal!