Maria Mnischenko born January 1, 1932, has passed away, age 85, on March 23, 2017. She is survived by Granddaughter Krystyna and Great Grandson Parker. Growing up in Ukraine during times of famine and war, Maria faced many unimaginable difficulties throughout her life. She came to America, starting a new life in the 1960s. Maria was an active member in her church and in the community, donating her time to work with disabled children, while herself struggling with Parkinson's Disease. Although she overcame many hardships in her life, Maria always kept a positive outlook. Making those around her smile was her greatest joy, we are all better people for knowing her. Maria will truly be missed by all tremendously.