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Private Family Memorial Dedication in Delaware Park to Remember Maksym Sugorovskiy

By May 30, 2016October 10th, 2016No Comments

MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016 AT 6:00 P.M.

Buffalo, NY — The Sugorovskiy family’s private memorial to remember, and celebrate the life of, Maksym Sugorovskiy will be held on Monday, May 30, at 6:00 p.m. in Delaware Park.
The Conservancy is assisting the family, as needed, with their preparations in the park. 
5:45 p.m. Joel P. Feroleto, Delaware District Council Member

– Brief statement
6:00 p.m. Memorial:
– Azure Gallagher, Harpist– Mary Sugorovskiy:
  Tribute to son, Maksym Sugorovskiy

– Reverend Rachelle Sat’chell Robinson, Deep Wells Ministries:
  Moment of silence

– Laura Lawless (family friend):
  “Wind Beneath My Wings”
 Release of butterflies

– Mary Sugorovskiy:
  Reveal memorial bench (soft piano accompaniment)

– Cory James Gallagher, Tenor Vocalist (family friend):
“You’ll Never Walk Alone”

– Amy Gallagher (family friend):
Recite poem, tribute to Maksym Sugorovskiy (soft piano accompaniment)

– Cory James Gallagher:
“Beautiful Boy”

– Mary Sugorovskiy:
Family tree planting (soft piano accompaniment)

– Mary Sugorovskiy, introduce Stephanie Sugorovskiy:
Stephanie Sugorovskiy
A few words to her brother Maksym

– Cory James Gallagher:
Final words, conclude memorial
“To Where You Are”
  Stephanie to release a few balloons and a personal note

As a memorial to Maksym, Delaware District Council Member Joel P. Feroleto and the Common Council have dedicated a trailblazer sign to a portion of Ring Road which will be named “Maksym Sugorovskiy Way.”

There will be a designated area for the media to record and photograph the memorial. The Sugorovskiy family will be privately celebrating Maksym’s life in a public park; prior to the memorial, Councilman Feroleto will offer a brief statement to the press. The family respectfully requests no questions during or after the memorial and will not be available for any interviews.

This press release is by the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy on behalf of the Sugorovskiy Family
Contact: Maureen Hanagan,Director of Marketing & Communications, 716-909-4454