Life Story: Eufimy Jarmoluk, 97; Former Somerset Resident

Eufimy Jarmoluk, 97, of Russellville, Ark., and formerly of Somerset, died Nov. 13 at his home.

He was born March 15, 1920.

He was an accomplished tailor who created clothing and coats of exceptional quality. He was a craftsman who hand-built two homes for his family and lived an extraordinary life beginning in his childhood in a small village in Ukraine, later living in post-World War II Lyon, France, where he met his beloved Mary and where his daughter Danielle was born. In 1953 he brought his family to Somerset to give his daughter a better life. After retirement he and his wife moved to Russellville to be near his daughter’s family.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother and sister.

Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Mary Jarmoluk; a daughter and son-in-law, Danielle and Steven Smith of London; two grandsons, Tim and Catherine Smith of Fayetteville and Kenny and Amber Smith of Russellville; and one great-grandson, Eli Smith of Fayetteville.

The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Nov. 20 at St. Andrew Memorial Church in South Bound Brook. Burial will be in St. Andrews Cemetery in South Bound Brook.

Memorials may be made to Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 34 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138.


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