Raisa Dmitriyevna Shindyakova, of Binghamton, NY, went peacefully home to be with the Lord on January 21, 2020. Raisa was born on April 15, 1936, in city of Lytkarino, Russian Federation, USSR.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Aleksandr Shindyakov, three sons, Pavel (Vera) Shindyakov of Endicott, NY, Dmitriy (Tatyana) Shindyakov of Minneapolis, MN, Ilya (Larisa) Shindyakov of Atlanta, GA, and a daughter, Lyubov (Sergey) Agarkov of Binghamton, NY. She was predeceased by her daughter Svetlana. She is also survived by her beloved 21 grandchildren and by her brother Valentin Tchelishchev, nieces and nephews Angelina, Yekaterina, Natalia, Artemiy, Dmitriy, Matfey, Sergey, Anna, Grisha, Aleksandr, Ilya, Danilo, Mikhail, Tamara, Vasiliy, Dmitriy, Yelena and their families – all of Lytkarino, Russia.
In addition, Raisa is survived by many, many dear friends both in America and Russia.
Raisa has been a devout Christian all of her life, a woman of prayer, which has enabled her to endure hardship, hunger, many losses, and stay strong in the Lord resisting the persecution by the godless Communist regime. She started her work career at the age of 15 and worked for 39 years. Raisa married Aleksandr in 1967. After 25 years of marriage Raisa and Aleksandr came to America and settled in Binghamton in 1992.
Raisa belonged to the Binghamton First Ukrainian Pentecostal Church (https://bfupc.org/).
The Funeral Service will be held at the Binghamton First Ukrainian Pentecostal Church, 143 Castle Creek Rd, Binghamton, NY 13901, on Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 5:00 PM. The family will receive friends at that time.
A burial service will be held at Spring Forest Cemetery, 51 Mygatt St, Binghamton, NY 13905, on Monday, January 27, 2020 @ 12 noon.
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