Lisa Stolaruk (Age 66)
Lisa J. Stolaruk died quietly at home in Arlington, VA on Jan. 1, 2023. She was 65.
She is survived by her husband, Mark B. English, her brother Fred Stolaruk and sister-in-law Kathy Stolaruk, and their son Jason Stolaruk, her brother-in-law Jeffrey English and mother-in law Grace English.
Lisa was born on Feb. 25, 1957 in Royal Oaks, Michigan, and grew up in Detroit, the daughter of John and Lena Stolaruk, both deceased.
A graduate of American University, she held several top-ranking positions with the federal government. Her last position before retiring was as congressional liaison for DEA-DOJ.
Lisa and Mark married in September 1997.
She was a longtime member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, D.C., her beautiful soprano voice enhancing the choir and services.
She was passionate about animal rescue and spent many hours at Homeward Trails Animal Rescue in Fairfax Station, VA., to support pet adoptions, and at Best Friends, an animal sanctuary in southwestern Utah. Lisa loved to travel and traveled the world extensively, both for business and pleasure. She facilitated the transfer of Soi dogs from Thailand to the United States for adoption and to save them from the meat trade in Asia multiple times.
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 11 am, at St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, 3500 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., in Washington, D.C., with a repast meal to follow in the parish hall.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Homeward Trails Animal Rescue.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.murphy-funeralhomes.com for the Stolaruk family.
Submitted by Murphy Funeral Home, Arlington
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