Frederick Nazarchyk, 94, of Fairhaven, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021, after a period of declining health, at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of the late Alice (Viveiros) Nazarchyk; they were married for 69 years.
Born in Taunton, MA, Fred was the son of the late Karp and Anna (Knapinski) Nazarchyk. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.
He attended vocational regional school. He worked many years as a linotype operator for New Bedford Standard Times until his retirement.
Fred was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He traveled with his wife, Alice extensively. He had a passion for taking videos and many pictures. He also enjoyed playing his accordion and the company of his dog, Tasha.
Fred is survived by his daughter, Ann-Marie Rourke and son-in-law, Gerald Rourke of Coventry, RI ; a sister, Ann-Natasha Mathieu of Maine; and many nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Raymond Nazarchyk and Dorothea Rose.
His funeral Mass is at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, New Bedford. Burial will be private. Please wear masks and practice social distancing.
Arrangements are with Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. For condolences, visit www.machnowskifuneral.com.
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