In Memoriam: Deacon Andronik P. Kashevarof
Deacon Andronik P. Kashevarof fell asleep in the Lord at the age of 89 on October 4, 2017, one day after his 69th wedding anniversary to his Matushka, Elekonida. He was born on St. George Island, Alaska on October 14, 1927. He was at home with his family in Anchorage where he passed very peacefully.
Father Deacon Andronik was tonsured a reader in 1958 by Metropolitan Leonty (Turkevich) and served St. George the Victorious Martyr Church on St. George Island for 70+ years. He was later ordained a subdeacon by Archbishop Gregory (Afonsky), and ordained a Deacon by Bishop Innocent (Gula) on Feb 8, 1998. Deacon Andronik retired from active ministry in 2014, and continued attending services faithfully at St. Alexis Mission in Anchorage.
Deacon Andronik is survived by his loving wife, Matushka Elekonida; daughters Gladys (Anthony) and Beverly (Christopher); sons Andronik, Jr. (Sharon), Gilbert, and Jeffery (Georgia); 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his biological parents, Eoff and Martha Philemonof, and his adoptive parents, Walter and Helen Kashevarof.
Funeral arrangements for Deacon Andronik Kashevarof are as follows:
Saturday, October 7th:
Wednesday, October 11th:
Viewing, 12:00 noon at St. Innocent Cathedral, 401 Turpin Street, Anchorage
Funeral, 1:00 pm at St. Innocent Cathedral
Burial, 3:00 pm at Angelus Cemetery, 440 East Klatt Road, Anchorage
Memorial Meal (Potluck), 5:30 pm at St. Innocent Cathedral
May Deacon Andronik's memory be eternal!