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Rev. Frank Estocin

Visitation:
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
5:30 PM until 9:00 PM
St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral
6740 N. 5th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19126

Visitation:
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
8:30 AM until 9:00 AM
St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral
6740 N. 5th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19126

Service:
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
9:00 AM
St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral
6740 N. 5th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19126

Special Services:
Parastas for a Priest 7 PM Tuesday



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Protopersbyter Frank Estocin, who died on June 6, 2010 at the age of 73 leaves behind a strong legacy, dedication and commitment to his community, faith and family.

Born on April 14, 1937 in Turtle Creek, Pa. Fr. Frank served in the United States Army, assigned to the Eastern European territory from 1955 - 1958.

Ordained to the priesthood on March 25, 1966 in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, Fr. Frank enthusiastically served the Ukrainian Orthodox community at St. Vladimir's Cathedral in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for over 26 years.

Elevated to Protopresbyter, the highest rank of priesthood, over 20 years ago, Fr. Frank was viewed as a beloved leader in the Ukrainian Orthodox Community.
His active leadership roles and membership's roles included the Metropolitan Council, Consistory and various liturgical committees within the Ukrainian Orthodox Community.
He served as the rector, instructor and Dean of the St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Seminary for decades and held numerous international honors and distinctions, including a distinct honor of opening a United States Congressional Session in the late 1980's.

Fr. Frank's dedication and love for Christ and education spanned past generations and will continue to leave a positive legacy of generations to come.

He is survived by his loving wife, Irene Estocin, son Andrew Estocin and daughter Mary Estocin Teryek. Grandsons Aaron Frank Estocin, Adam Joseph Teryek and granddaughter Sara Elizabeth Teryek and brother Tom Estocin from Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing on Tuesday (June 8) 5:30PM at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 6740 N. 5th St., Phila., Pa (Parastas for a Priest 7 PM). Funeral Wednesday 8:30AM with Requiem Services for a Priest 9AM. Burial will be in St. Andrew's Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, South Bound Brook, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 6729 North Fifth Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19126




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