Yevdokiya Leybenzon, 92, of Jersey City, formerly of Ukraine, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Yevdokiya was born in Ukraine. She was the youngest of three children, with an older brother and older sister. She completed her masters degree and went to work right away at a women's textile factory. There she met her true love and husband to be, Mikhail. They soon got married and had two sons. They proceeded to live a very happy and fulfilled life which they shared with their growing family and many friends. She was beloved at her job and quickly rose to a top management position until her retirement. She and Mikhail were happily married for 68 years until her passing.
Yevdokiya is survived by her caring husband, Mikhail; her two sons, Sasha and Igor; by her three grandchildren, by her several great-grandchildren, and by her beloved family and friends. She is predeceased in life by her parents, Leontiy and Olga (nee Pilipenko) Vetukh, her sister, Galina, and her brother, Vasiliy.
Visitation is Friday, January 24, 2020 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Jersey City. (For GPS Navigation, it is best to use our parking lot address: 14 Stagg Street). A prayer service will be offered at 1:15 PM. Interment to follow at Rosedale Cemetery, 350 E. Linden Ave.
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