Funeral Mass for Sam Pasicznyk, 78, of Dickinson, will be 10:00 am, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Dickinson with Father Bill Ruelle celebrating. Burial will follow in the St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Visitation for Sam will be from 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at the Stevenson Funeral Home with a rosary and vigil service taking place at 7:00 pm with Deacon Ron Keller officiating.
Sam passed away Friday, March 22, 2019 at his home in Dickinson.
Sam (Simeon) David Pasicznyk was born on December 1, 1940 the son of George and Pearle (Prociw) Pasicznyk in Belfield, ND. He grew up and attended country school through the fourth grade and then completed his schooling in Belfield; graduating from the Belfield High School in 1959. Sam attended one year at Dickinson State College. He worked for various ranches in the Belfield and Medora area. Sam was the assistant manager of the S& L Stores for five years. He was married to Donna Sanders on January 27, 1960 in Belfield. To this union five children were born: Carol, Connie, David, Douglas and Dallas. Sam attended the Mass Mutual Life Career Training in Boston and graduated with his Insurance Broker License. He returned to Dickinson and was involved in the insurance industry for the next 50 years. Sam enjoyed fishing, hunting, trapping, playing bingo and bowling. He followed all the local teams as well as attending many community events.
Sam was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Eagles, Elks, St. Anthony’s Club, the National Associating of Insurance Financial Advisors, Life Underwriters, Jaycees, Boy Scouts and the Camp Fire Girls. Sam was very proud of his Ukrainian ancestry and was instrumental in refurbishing the St. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Belfield. In 2009, Sam was inducted into the North Dakota Ukrainian Hall of Fame.
Survivors include, his wife, Donna, two daughters, Carol Crowdus and Connie (Jeff) Heidt; three sons, David, Douglas and Dallas (Bonnie) Pasicznyk; two brothers, Eddie (Nadine) and Joe (Florence) Pasicznyk; three sisters, Reginia Saleck, Margaret Palodichuk and Betty Racicot; and numerous sister and brothers-in-law; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Walt, Ron, Marvin, Pete, Jake, Steve and Mike; sisters, Ann, Viola, Jenny and Mary; and three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Burial Date: March 27, 2019
Funeral Home Dickinson, ND
Funeral Mass: 10:00 am, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Dickinson
Visitation 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickinson
Rosary and Vigil : 7:00 pm, Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickinson