Jan Lyga, 67, of Linden, NJ passed away January 10, 2018. Jan was born on September 16, 1950 in Poland to the late Stefan and Maria Lyga. On May 19, 1975 he married Anna and later that year he moved to Brooklyn, N.Y. The couple then moved to Linden where they raised their two sons. Jan worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 23 years before retiring.
Jan was a devoted husband, father, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. He was a spiritual man and an active parishioner of St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church. Jan was a handyman and loved working around the house as well as gardening and landscaping.
He leaves behind his loving wife Anna Lyga and sons Andrew and Nicholas Lyga. He is also survived by the Dytko Family, Chmielowski Family, Kwoczka Family, and Lyga Family in Poland.
He is predeceased by mother Maria Plaskon; father Stefan Lyga; brothers Bazyli, Teodor, and Michal; sisters Barbara, Alexandra, and Joanna.
Visitation Sunday, 4:00-8:00 pm. Panachida 7:00 pm. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Monday, January 15, 2018, 9:00 am at the Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 E St. George Ave, Linden NJ 07036 (908) 352-9190. Divine Liturgy St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church, Elizabeth 10:00 am. Interment Oakland Cemetery, Yonkers.
Donations in his memory may be made to St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church at 309 Grier Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202.
January 14, 2018
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home
2124 East Saint George Ave.
Linden, NJ 07036
January 15, 2018
St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Catholic Church
309 Grier Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07202