In Memory Of

Luba Droczak (Lysiak) - Class Of 1977


AUBURN - Luba Droczak Lysiak, 51, of Barrington Way, Auburn, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, following an extended illness. Luba was a native of Koczala, Poland, the daughter of Michael and the late Anna Holak Droczak. She came to Auburn in 1965. She received her bachelor's degree from SUNY Brockport, and her masters from SUNY Oswego. She had been employed by the Auburn School District, teaching at Seward Elementary School since 1997. Prior to that, she had taught at Catholic schools in Passiac, N.J., and Yonkers. She was a communicant of SS. Peter & Paul Church, the Sicz Club, Ukrainian National Association, Branch 283, SUM Ukrainian American Youth League and the Auburn Teachers Association. She enjoyed gardening, Pysanky decorating, and Ukrainian embroidering. She is survived by her husband, Stefan Lysiak; her father, Michael Droczak; three brothers, John (Eugenia), Bohdan (Lisa), and Walter (Danuta), all of Auburn; her nieces, Tania, Tonjia, and Larysa Droczak, and her nephew, Taras Droczak. She is also survived by her mother and father-in-law, Eudokia and Piotr Lysiak; and brothers-in-law, John and Andrew Lysiak. Luba was devoted to her students and her nieces and nephew. Funeral services will be 9 a.m. Friday, from the Plis Funeral Home, and 9:30 a.m. in SS. Peter & Paul Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Friends are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home, 220 State St. Contributions may be made in her memory to SS. Peter & Paul School or Church. To send a message to the family, sign our guest book and click on obituaries.