With deepest sorrow we announce that Stephen P.Y. Tkaczuk, age 50, beloved son, brother, cousin and friend passed away suddenly on May 15, 2021. Stephen grew up in Manchester, CT., but most recently resided in Boston, MA. He was born on December 20, 1970 in Framingham, Massachusetts, the son of Peter and Helen Tkaczuk. He loved the beach and spent summers as a child on Cape Cod with his parents and grandparents. Stephen was a graduate of Howell Cheney Technical School. He enjoyed being near the ocean, waterfront and shared his love of the Aquarium. He was known to be funny and sarcastic among his friends. Stephen was predeceased in death by his grandparents, Yaroslaw and Eva Tkaczuk, and Peter and Eugenia Oborski, and cousins Christopher Oborski and Daniel Lewis. He leaves behind his parents, Peter and Helen of Boynton Beach, FL, sister Christine Saylor and husband Jim of Columbia, TN, niece Ally Elizabeth Riopelle of Columbia, TN, and so many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins throughout the country, South America and Europe. A private family service will be held on Thursday, May 27th. Mulryan Funeral Home, Glastonbury, CT is entrusted with arrangements. To leave online condolences, please visit www.mulryanfh.com. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Feeding America, www.feedingamerica.org or National Alliance on Mental Illness, www.nami.org/home.