- January 10, 2013
- Middleton, Massachusetts
of Amanda Marie's Passing
- In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Amanda's memory to the Jennifer Creed Fund, PO Box 52, Milford, MA 01757. This charity had a special significance to Amanda and her family.
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I'm so sorry for your loss. She sounds like she was such a fighter and strong young lady. My thoughts are with you.
1 of 40 | Posted by: Debbie Wimer Bauer - Laconia, NH
“I had the pleasure of teaching Amanda when she was a student at Merrimack College and when she spent a year volunteering, I was fortunate to be one...Read More »
2 of 40 | Posted by: Diane Shaw - North Andover, MA
“I first met Amanda in September of 2001 at the Sakowich Center at Merrimack College near the Warrior's Den when I transferred in from Northern Essex...Read More »
3 of 40 | Posted by: Mark Sinacori - Los Angeles, CA
“Although it's hard to believe such a wonderful person could be taken from us so soon in life, her impact will have forever changed us. Amanda will...Read More »
4 of 40 | Posted by: Jocelyn DeMattia - Derry, NH
“Knowing Amanda will always be one of the single greatest gifts of my life. I became friends with Amanda shortly before we both turned thirteen, and...Read More »
5 of 40 | Posted by: Robert E. Jeffrey - Topsfield, MA
“God bless you Amanda,
6 of 40 | Posted by: Mary Gerow - Middleton, MA
“Dear Muzichuk family,
I am sorry to hear the news about Amanda. I remember her on the little league field watching Pete play ball and from boy scout...Read More »
7 of 40 | Posted by: Donna Mullarkey - Middleton, MA
“I am very saddened to hear about the loss of Amanda. I have only met her a couple of times but I have known her for several years now. We had many...Read More »
8 of 40 | Posted by: Damon - MA - Friend
“I've known Amanda for over twenty years. She was always so outgoing and friendly. Amanda never failed to great me with a smile whenever I'd see her...Read More »
9 of 40 | Posted by: Ivy Shahin - MA
“Amanda was one of the kindest and warmest people that I have ever encountered in my life. Truly an angel.... I have such fond memories of her. She...Read More »
10 of 40 | Posted by: Andy Nechtem - Tampa, FL - Friend
“To the Muzichuk Family i am sorry to hear about the passing of Amanda my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow may God Bless...Read More »
11 of 40 | Posted by: Joe Bogigian - South Bounbrook, NJ
“Amanda, I paid my respects to your family today and now I want to pay my respects to you. I want you to know that I thought you were one of the...Read More »
12 of 40 | Posted by: Maria Rabito - Lawrence, MA
“Dear Muzichuk family,
My name is Jack. I didn't know Amanda. However I am friends with a few of her friends. (Liz & Becky Warren and their parents...Read More »
13 of 40 | Posted by: Jack Barry - East Boston, MA
“To Paul, Michelle, Peter and Paul Jr.It saddens me to know that you have lost such a beautiful, loving, and giving daughter. I will always remember...Read More »
14 of 40 | Posted by: Agnes - Middleton, MA - Friend
“Dear Muzichuk Family,
I never had the pleasure of meeting Amanda, I work with Pete at Stop and Shop. Through him, I know what a kind, loving...Read More »
15 of 40 | Posted by: Susan Lorenzetti - Reading, MA
“Dear Mr. and Mrs. Muzichuk,
I never had the honor of meeting Amanda. I am a former resident of Beverly, MA who moved to Atlanta, GA several years...Read More »
16 of 40 | Posted by: ruth patch - tucker
“It saddens me to read about Amanda's passing but makes me smile to have said that I got to work with and know Amanda for a period of time while I was...Read More »
17 of 40 | Posted by: Katie - Topsfield, MA
“January 11, 2013
I feel so fortunate and blessed to have spent time with you on Wednesday night - so close to the end, as it turns out. I...Read More »
18 of 40 | Posted by: Becky Warren - Lynn, MA - Friend
“Laughter, joy and a great big smile, that is Amanda, let that be your strength though this difficult time. May loving memories bring you peace in...Read More »
19 of 40 | Posted by: Angie and Steven Webb - Seekonk, MA
“I am so sorry! She is/was/always has been a wonderful person and friend.
My sincerest condolences!
20 of 40 | Posted by: Jessica Perchik - Watertown, MA
“Amanda was a beautiful young lady who will be truly missed. She always had such a wonderful smile. Heaven is very fortunate to have her as one its...Read More »
21 of 40 | Posted by: Alice Tierney - Middleton, MA
“Thank you for the memories. You'll never be forgotten.
Fly High my friend... Glad I could help you smile during your very difficult time.
22 of 40 | Posted by: Liz Warren - Lynn, MA - friend
“Only the good die young.. Part of one of the true Middleton Townie families. So sorry for your loss and sadness. A sweet sweet girl who will now...Read More »
23 of 40 | Posted by: Susan McIntire - Middleton, MA
“I will always remember you as a person who was strong, happy and always will find the positive side in everything. All of us at walgreens will never...Read More »
24 of 40 | Posted by: Kathleen Lantigua - Lawrence, MA
“Dear Paul,Michelle,Peter and Paul Jr.Amanda will always be in our hearts,her smiles and laughter filled the room everytime she entered,her strenth to...Read More »
25 of 40 | Posted by: Jane Anderson - Beverly, MA
“I, unfortunately never met Amanda. I am her Mom's cousin. I send my condolences to Michelle and her family. It is unimaginable to lose a child. In...Read More »
26 of 40 | Posted by: Elaine Darisse Pelletier - CO
“I will never forget the year when she was little and came to the house and her costume she said was Grammy musician it was the cutest thing .she...Read More »
27 of 40 | Posted by: mary jones - middleton, MA
“I remember Amanda would always be early or on time for work. You never had to worry if she would be late. She was the one who would try the hardest...Read More »
28 of 40 | Posted by: Jen - Chelmsford, MA - Co-worker
“Amanda's kind heart and warm smile will be something that I remember forever. Although we lived thousands of miles apart, we managed to stay in touch...Read More »
29 of 40 | Posted by: Marise - Brentwood, CA - friend
“Amanda was a student of mine at Merrimack College. I have fond memories of Amanda. I remember her as a caring, earnest, unassuming and hopeful...Read More »
30 of 40 | Posted by: Michael Mascolo - Salem, MA
“Michelle and Family,
My deepest sympathy for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
31 of 40 | Posted by: Effie Veres - Boxford, MA
“I remember Amanda she always had a smile on her face even if she was having a tough day at work at Walgreens .I also remember waiting to punch in to...Read More »
32 of 40 | Posted by: Renee - HAVERHILL, MA
“I worked with Amanda for over a year. I remember how she would always try to make conversation with every customer she came in contact with. She was...Read More »
33 of 40 | Posted by: Chritine - North Andover, MA
“To the muzichuk family. I was extremely saddened to hear about amanda passing away. Please know I am sending my thoughts and prayers as you go...Read More »
34 of 40 | Posted by: meg walsh - round rock, TX
“I have so many fond memories of Amanda,growing up through the yrs seeing Amanda at school she always had a big smile on her face a kind word for even...Read More »
35 of 40 | Posted by: June (Anderson) Preston - Beverly, MA
“My name is Jennifer, and went t school with Amanda and we had some good times together in Gyn class
36 of 40 | Posted by: Jennifer - Lynn, MA - friend
“It saddens me so much that such a kind person was taken so soon. She always had such a big smile and so sweet to everyone she encountered. We should...Read More »
37 of 40 | Posted by: Shandra Rubchinuk - Winthrop, ME
“Amanda was a very sweet and cheerful person. She always had a smile and a kind word. She was loved by her friends and co-workers here at Walgreens....Read More »
38 of 40 | Posted by: Cheryl - Burlington, MA - friend
“I was fortunate enough to meet Amanda while working at Walgreens. When I heard of the news, I was immediately saddened and flooded with memories of...Read More »
39 of 40 | Posted by: Heidi - North Andover, MA
“I didn't know Amanda all that well, but from the times I interacted with her at Masco, added to all the wonderful words shared by others that she...Read More »
40 of 40 | Posted by: Leslie Piken - Methuen, MA
MIDDLETON — Miss Amanda Marie Muzichuk 31, of Middleton, died January 10th, 2013 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by her family following a battle with brain cancer.
Born in Danvers, she was the daughter of Paul Sr., and Michelle Anne (Darisse) Muzichuk of Middleton. She was raised and educated in Middleton and was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High School, Class of 2000. She continued her education at Merrimack College, where she earned her degree in psychology. Amanda was a lifelong learner and had been currently working toward her degree at Northern Essex Community College.
Following her graduation from college, Amanda volunteered a year of her life with the AmeriCorps Program. Having been able to assist those families affected by Hurricane Katrina and she resided in the Denver Area helping those less fortunate than herself. Her kind and giving spirit will always be remembered and carried on through her help of others.
A cancer survivor since the age of 9, Amanda defeated Leukemia and felt it was part of her life's mission to help others battling the disease. She volunteered much of her time to the American Cancer Society.
Never one to be stifled by a challenge, Amanda was very independent and enjoyed her life to the fullest. Her caring and giving nature was evident through her life's work and desire to help others. She was dedicated to her family, friends, education and helping others in any way possible. She will be deeply missed and always remembered.
Amanda is survived by her parents, Paul and Michelle Anne (Darisse) Muzichuk Sr. of Middleton, her brothers, Paul Muzichuk Jr. of Bradford and Peter Muzichuk of Middleton, her paternal grandmother, Nellie (Bleczinski) Muzichuk of Middleton, her maternal grandparents, Lionel and Rose Marie Darisse of Middleton, her aunts and uncles, Rene and Cheryl Darisse of Hudson, N.H., Brian and Nicki Darisse of Pelham, N.H., Ronald and Vikki Darisse of Salem, N.H., Charles and Orlena Darisse of Haverhill, Linda Parker of Middleton, John and Susan Muzichuk of Middleton, Carolyn Ceres of Middleton, Dian and Jack Anderson of Middleton, Joan and Jeff Garber of Middleton and Susan Moore of Middleton, many cousins and extended family and friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held from the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home 167 Maple St., (rte. 62) Danvers, Monday at 9:15 A.M. followed by her funeral Mass in St. Agnes Church, Boston St., Middleton at 10 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Burial is private. Visiting hours Sunday from 2 to 6 P.M. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Amanda's memory to the Jennifer Creed Fund, PO Box 52, Milford, MA 01757. This charity had a special significance to Amanda and her family. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com