In Memoriam: Ludwig Djaparidze (SVOTS '90)

Author: 
Pdn Joseph Matusiak

Poughkeepsie, NY (SVS Alumni) -  Saint Vladimir's Alumnus Mr. Ludwig Djaparidze ('90), fell asleep in the Lord peacefully at Vassare Brothers Medical Center here on Monday, December 3, 2012 at the age of 55. 

Ludwig was born in Paris, France on January 1, 1957. He was married in 1997 to his wife Irina Kilasonia. Ludwig was a graduate of Wesleyan College, and St. Vladimir's Seminary. He was an avid musician and served at the Choir Director at St. John the Baptist Church, Spring Valley, NY. 

"Those who knew Ludwig will remember him as a unique and beautiful soul. Indeed a man hard to forget," said classmate and current SVOTS faculty Dr. Peter Bouteneff. 

In addition to his loving wife Irina, he is survived by his children Dina, Konstantine, Megi, David and Jason, daughter-in-law Candace, son-in-law Avtandil and grandchildren Giorgi, Mya and Alexander.

May Ludwig's memory be eternal!