Eternal Memory: Katherine Macura

JOHNSTOWN, PA - The Chancery has learned that +KATHERINE MACURA, the mother of  Very Rev. Fr.  E. Michael Macura of St. John the Baptist Church Stratford, CT  (Silver Lane)  fell asleep in the Lord on Thursday Oct 1, 2015. 

Katherine, the widow of John Macura, was born in Torysky, Czechoslovakia to the late Joseph and Anna (Zentkovich) Bradac and immigrated to the United States at a very young age. She lived in Bridgeport for over 50 years and Stratford since 1999. She was a devoted member of the Carpatho Russian Orthodox Church of St. John the Baptist, Mill Hill Avenue, Bridgeport where she was a member of the Mothers & Daughters Club, St. John’s Seniors, the Orthodox Council of Eastern Orthodox Christian Churches of Greater Bridgeport, CT and the Carpatho Rusyn Society. Katie was also an active member of the baking and cooking groups of St. John’s Church in Bridgeport and Silver Lane, Stratford. She was known for her specialty cookies and cakes. She was especially proud to bake Artos Breads for the New England Deanery churches for Pascha.

Survivors include her beloved son Very Reverend Edward Michael Macura, 3 cherished grandchildren, Nicholas Macura, Michael Macura and Timothy Macura and his wife Katie, several nieces and nephews and a special caregiver Elaine Trerotola. Katie was predeceased by sisters Anna Bakos, Mary Kopnicky, Martha Bobko, Helen Elias, and brothers Steve Bradac, John Bradac and Michael Bradac.

Calling hours will be on Sunday, Oct 4, 2015  from 2- 5 pm  at Adzima Funeral Home,  50 Paradise Green Place, Stratford, CT.  Panachida will be served at 3:00 pm.   The Funeral will take place on Monday October 5, 2015  at 10:00 am at the Carpatho Russian Orthodox Church of St. John the Baptist, 364 Mill Hill Ave, Bridgeport. Interment will follow at St. John's Cemetery in Stratford, CT.

In lieu of flowers those desiring may make donations in Katherine’s memory to St. John’s Church Memorial Fund, 600 Silver Lane, Stratford 06614.   Condolences may be offered on line here.

May Her Memory Be Eternal!    Vicnaja jej pamjat!