Lyudmila (Drobut) Cushing

October 25, 1952 ~ March 15, 2022 (age 69)



Lyudmila "Luda" Cushing, age 69, died Tuesday March 15, 2022 from injuries sustained in Leicester.

Luda was born in Ukraine on October 25, 1952. She was the daughter of Vladimir and Katya Drobot. She grew up in Ukraine where she received education at a Trade Tech College and the Medic College. She later received her L.P.N. She also worked as a Kindergarten teacher for more than 10 years. She came to the United States in 2002 where she worked in private duty home care for the elderly. She became a naturalized citizen in 2005. She enjoyed gardening. traveling, and shopping. She was an amazing mother. 

Luda is survived by her husband; Stephen Cushing of Fair Haven; whom she married in 2002, 2 daughters; Maya Polishchuk and her husband Andrei who remains in Ukraine but presently she is with her two daughters taking refuge in Poland and Sasha Cushing of Tampa Florida and two grandchildren; Katya and Sophia Polishchuk. Several cousins also survive her. 

A gathering "In Celebration of Her Life" will be held on Tuesday March 22, 2022 at 2PM, at The Mallory Funeral Home in Fair Haven. Those wishing to pay their respects are asked to wear face masks. A private burial will take place at a later date in Ukraine.

Memorial gifts instead of flowers may be made in her memory to; Catholic Relief Services (



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