Alexandra Eugenia Baranetsky of Short Hills, NJ, passed away at home surrounded by her
family after a long illness at the age of 65 on Thursday, May 16, 2019.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Adrian; her children, Christina (with husband
Andrew Olesnycky), Victoria, and Andrew; and her grandchildren, Adrianna and Juliana.
Born on August 18, 1953 in New York City to Volodymyr and Yaroslava Trembicky, "Lesia" was a
graduate of Columbia University Schools of Engineering (BS ‘75) and of Dentistry (DDS ‘79).
She was an active longtime member of the Ukrainian Plast (Scout) women’s group “Ti Shcho
Viewing will be held at Lytwyn & Lytwyn Funeral Home, in Union, New Jersey on Sunday, May
19, 2019 at 4 to 8 p.m. Parastas will begin at 6 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Newark, New
Jersey on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. Following services, interment will be at Holy Spirit
Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery in Campbell Hall, New York.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor Lesia's memory are invited to make a donation to one
of the following charities:
1) Ukrainian Studies Fund
(Columbia University Program)
34 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Checks to be made out to “Ukrainian Studies Fund" with "In memory of Alexandra Baranetsky"
in the memo line.
2) Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundatio
2247 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622