- August 9, 1944 - November 3, 2016
- South Bend, Indiana
of Gregory's Passing
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“Dear Peg and Julie and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our prayers. Tina and Brian Masterson and Family
1 of 19 | Posted by: Tina MAsterson - South Bend, IN
“Peggy:My sincere condolences to you and your family. Greg was God's gift to us all with his great sense of humor. I will forever embrace the...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: A friend
“Julie,So very sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great guy.
3 of 19 | Posted by: A friend
“Paul, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you celebrate your dad's life. May he Rest In Peace!
4 of 19 | Posted by: Kim Smith - Mishawaka, IN
“Dear Peggy, AnnMarie, Julie, Paul, and the whole family--including Cooper, Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers and those of my...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Julie Miller (Gary and Frances Miller) - MI
“Dear Peggy:My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time. I know you will remember all the wonderful times you and Greg...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: A friend
“Peggy and family, I am so sorry about your loss. There are just no right words to say at a time like this. Please know that you are in my thoughts...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Judy Darden - Friend
“Dear Julie and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about your fathers' death. We are here...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Heather Monroe - Indianapolis, IN
“Dear Peg,My deepest sympathy to your family. Take comfort in your memories. You are in my thoughts.
9 of 19 | Posted by: Pat Zion - Bremen, IN
“Peggy and Julie,Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your very special loved one. Our prayers are with you and your family.Bill and Judy Myszak
10 of 19 | Posted by: Judy Myszak - South Bend, IN
“Julie and Family, I am sorry for your loss and we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers
11 of 19 | Posted by: Sandy Vitale - Vandalia, MI
“Heavenly Father, please watch over Peggy and her family as they face this difficult loss in their lives. Greg was so kind, caring and had a rare...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Terry Beth Kilgas - South Bend, IN
“Dear Peggy and Family,I'm so sorry for the loss of your dear husband and father. I know you will miss him so much, but I hope the many wonderful...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Christine Pezzella - Forest Hill, MD
“Dear Paul and Marcy: So very sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved dad. Steve and I will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
14 of 19 | Posted by: Brenda and Steve Satterfield - IN
“Are prayers are with you and your family
15 of 19 | Posted by: Catherine Conroy - OLIVET, MI
“My heart is breaking for you Peg and for your family. You have lost a kind and loving husband and father. We will remember Greg for his kindness and...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Carol Killelea - South Bend, IN
“Dear AnnMarie and Family,Sorry to hear of the loss of your Father. Our family's thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. The...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Kathleen Seurynck - Dowagiac, MI
“My love and sadness are with all of you. I'll miss Greg, as I know will you. Love, Stash
18 of 19 | Posted by: Stacia Stornetta-Morabito - MA
“To Annmarie and Family:My prayers, tears and hugs are with you and your family. With the faith in God, may he give you strength to carry on your dad...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Theresa Lyczynski - South Bend, IN
Gregory Harry Lyzun "Poppa Large"
On November 3, 2016, Gregory passed away after a battle with cancer. He was surrounded by family and friends. He was 72 years old.
Gregory was born in Stuttgart, Germany on August 9, 1944. He was the oldest of two children, and the son of Wasyl and Ewhenia Lyzun.
Gregory is survived by his wife, Peggy A. Lyzun, beloved furry buddy Cooper, daughters, AnnMarie VanDyke (Husband Rob) and Julie Lyzun, son, Paul G. Lyzun (Wife Marcy), three grandchildren, Chelsea Tinker, Caitlin Tinker and Kyle Tinker and sister, Anna Keenan. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael.
Gregory was a graduate of Western Michigan University, a Certified Public Accountant for nearly 30 years and CFO of Burkhart Advertising until his retirement in 2007.
His hobbies included playing bridge with close friends, he was an avid Cubs and Bears fan, watching baseball and football, spending time with his furry companion Cooper, going to the casino, driving his Corvette and making people laugh with his unique sense of humor.
He had an eclectic taste for films, and would frequent the movie theater, video store or Netflix for an array of movies to view and share with his family.
Visitation will take place at Kaniewski Funeral Home, located at 3545 N. Bendix Drive in South Bend Sunday, November 6, 2016 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. A Mass will be held at Christ the King Church Monday, November 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Center for Hospice and Pet Refuge. Online condolences may be left at www.kaniewski.com