David L. Wasylenko, 56

David L. Wasylenko, 56

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David Lewis Wasylenko, 56, of Saint Peters, Mo., passed away at 9:16 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Peters, Mo.

He was born Dec. 24, 1960, in Litchfield, a son of Michael Wasylenko and Shirley (Garner) Wasylenko.

Mr. Wasylenko worked as the business owner and president of Pick Professionals, Inc., in Bridgeton, Mo., and previously as an airplane and helicopter pilot. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and St. Charles Church.

Surviving are his children, Megan (significant other, Jesus Cuadra) Wasylenko of St. Peters, Mo., Andrea Wasylenko of St. Peters, Mo., and David L. (Tyra) Wasylenko of St. Helens, Ore.; grandchildren, Alyssa Ross, Gavin Wasylenko and Jackson Wasylenko; step-sons, Brent Sweeney and Bradley Sweeney; siblings, Michael R. (Theresa) Wasylenko of Gillespie, Jon M. (Elaine Durso). Wasylenko of Cape Coral, Fla., Gary A. Wasylenko of St. Peters, Mo., Karen L. (Jim) Brown of Cape Coral, Fla., and Kathy M. Wasylenko of Cape Coral, Fla.; significant other, Gina Barro; and former spouse, Laurie Veschak.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation was held from 2:30 p.m. until services at 5 p.m., Saturday, May 13, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie.

Memorials may be made to Macoupin County Mental Health, the American Heart Association, or Holy Dormition cemetery.

Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at kravanyafuneral.com.