Kathryn Zachirchuk


Kathryn Zachirchuk, 69, of Cranston, died Monday, June 21, 2021 at Hope Health Center in Providence. A lifelong resident of Cranston, she was a daughter of the late John and Nina Zachirchuk.

Kathy earned her Master's Degree in reading from the University of Rhode Island in 1975. She worked as a school teacher for Oakland Beach Elementary School in Warwick for many years before her retirement. In her spare time she enjoyed traveling all over the world, going shopping with her friends, visiting various restaurants, reading, listening to Frankie Valli and attended numerous musicals at PPAC. In the best of her days, she enjoyed horse-back riding, and line dancing. She also had a special passion for animals. She was loved by all who knew her.

She leaves a brother John Zachirchuk, her dear friends Rhonda A. Sand and her husband Jeff, Roberta Abrahamson, her nieces, Brianna, Karissa, Adriana and Sierra Briceno; Nadine Hancock, Robert Skorohod, Tanya Skorohod-Johnson, Constance Whiddon, and Greg and George Skorohod; her godchildren, Michael, Alicia, Mark, and Raylin, her great-nieces and nephews, Amelia, Aurora, Chase, Hunter, and her cousin, Michael Kucher.

A visitation and funeral service will be held on Thursday at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, 71 Manville Hill Road, Cumberland. The funeral service will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Burial will be Friday afternoon in Mount Hope Cemetery, 355 Walk Hill Street, Boston (Mattapan), MA 02131.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Rhode Island SPCA 186 Amaral St, Riverside, RI 02915 in her memory would be appreciated.

For online condolences, visit boyleandsonfuneralhome.com