LUSHPIHAN, Alexij - Peacefully passed away at the Welland Hospital on December 29, 2021 at the age of 98. Alexij was born on April 6 1923 in Ukraine. Alexij is survived by his beloved daughter Alla Konovalova and granddaughter Tatiana (Murdoch) Startseva.
Alexij’s true passion was working in the medical field, specializing in Cytology. His scientific publications on the pathologic findings are referenced in multiple literature. Alexij will be remembered as a very artistic gentleman who enjoyed poetry, literature, history and music. His sharp mind, empathy and vast knowledge made Alexij a fascinating conversationalist.
A special thank you to Elena Ruditsch, Alexij’s close friend and caregiver, neighbours Nadja and Lui and the doctors and nurses of both St. Catharines General and Welland Hospitals for their wonderful care and support of Alexij during this difficult time.
All Provincial Protocols will be in place for both visitation and funeral service including the wearing of masks at all times.
Alexij’s family will receive friends at the Vineland Chapel of Tallman Funeral Homes, 3277 King Street, Vineland, on Tuesday, January 4th, 2022 from 6-8pm. Panachyda will be held Tuesday evening at 7p.m. Funeral Service will take place In the chapel on Wednesday, January 5th at 10:00am. Rite of Committal to follow at Victoria Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of one's choice.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Alexij
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Tallman Funeral Homes - Vineland