In Memoriam: Fr Theodore Panchak

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Archpriest Theodore Panchak fell asleep in the Lord on the evening of December 30, 2022.

A native of Gary, Indiana, Fr Ted was the son of the late Frank and Madge Panchak. He graduated from Oberlin College in 1968. Following his graduation, he received a Master of Divinity degree from Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in 1984. He served in Charlotte, North Carolina before coming to Dormition Church in Norfolk. He also taught in the Chesapeake Public Schools System for many years.

He is survived by several cousins, extended family, and a host of dear friends.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Dormition Orthodox Church.

The funeral services for Father Ted are as follows:

Tuesday, January 3, at 6:00 PM: Funeral Service at Dormition of the Theotokos Orthodox Church, 736 Sheppard Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23518, with viewing to follow.

Wednesday, January 4, at 9:30 AM: Divine Liturgy at Dormition Church, followed by burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 8100 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505.

May Father Theodore’s memory be eternal!

Adapted from article at OCA.org.