Died President of the Russian nobility Association in America, Vladimir Golitsyn
NEW YORK, February 23. /Offset. TASS Natalia Slavina/. The President of the Russian nobility Association in America and one of the most important figures of the Russian emigration of Prince Vladimir Golitsyn died Thursday, February 22, on 77-m to year of life. About it the correspondent of TASS in the parish of the Synod Cathedral of sign Bozhiej of Mother in new York, the chief of which for many years was Golitsyn.
“Vladimir Golitsyn died Thursday at the hospital of Pennsylvania, — said the Agency interlocutor. — In the last six months he suffered from cancer”. The funeral and farewell will be held next Monday at the Synodal Cathedral of the sign. Buried Vladimir Golitsyn is on the same day at the Novo-Diveevo cemetery in new York.
“Vladimir Kirillovich was one of the most famous and revered in our society, among the Russian emigration, of the people, — said the representative of the parish. — He made a great contribution to the restoration and strengthening of unity within the Russian Orthodox Church outside of Russia (ROCOR) and the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) and the Russian-American relations, in General. Vladimir Kirillovich, in truth, was a universal favourite, an extraordinary man with a great sense of humor.”
Vladimir Golitsyn was born on 29 Jan 1942 in Belgrade (Serbia) is in new York together with his family he moved to permanent residence in 1951, worked for many years in the banking sector. For the first time in Russia, he arrived in 1990. On an ongoing basis Golitsyn spent in new York, Russian dances, proceeds from which went to charity. He also frequently lectured in different cities and universities around the world.
Vladimir Golitsyn survived by his wife Tatiana (nee Kazimirov), son Gregory and grandchildren.