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In Memoriam: Archpriest Simeon Oskolkoff - 07/11/11

Archpriest Simeon Oskolkoff, 81, fell asleep in the Lord at the Alaska Native Medical Center on Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

He attended St. Tikhon's Seminary from 1955-1957, then finished his studies from 1959-1962. His first time at the seminary was during the tenure of St. Nikolai of Zicha (+1956).

Father Simeon served parishes across Alaska during his 40-year priestly ministry. He was ordained by His Eminence, the late Archbishop Amvrossy in 1962, and he concelebrated at Saint Alexis Toth Church during his final years.

He is survived by his wife, Matushka Lubova [Gregorieff], son Gregory, and daughter Anna-Marie.

His Grace, Bishop Benjamin presided at the Funeral Service at Saint Innocent Cathedral, Anchorage, on Monday evening, June 27. The Divine Liturgy and interment was celebrated on Tuesday morning, June 28, at Holy Transfiguration Church, Ninilchik, AK.

May Father Simeon's memory be eternal!

A full obituary can be read online here.

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