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06 Feb

To Celebrate a Life of Love: John James Senyszyn, M.D.

October 12, 1939 – December 31, 2016

Suddenly taken from us on December 31, 2016 in Alto, New Mexico, John Senyszyn, M.D., was preceded in death by mother Nellie Senyszyn and father Wasyl Senyszyn; also, by sister Mary Wysocki, brothers Nicholas Senyszyn and Alexander Senyszyn, nephew James Senyszyn, and granddaughter Nina Coco-Senyszyn.

John was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1939. He attended Brooklyn Technical High School, City College of New York, and Seton Hall Medical School. He did his residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center – New York in Radiation Oncology. He served in the public health service at the National Cancer Institute from 1968-1970.
John moved into private practice in El Paso, Texas, and worked for 36 years as a Radiation Oncologist in El Paso, Las Cruces, and the surrounding areas. He retired in 2011 and settled in San Antonio, Texas. He was known by his patients, colleagues, and family for his goodness, generosity, and kindness of heart. He was respected and loved by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Dorothy; his sons Paul, Richard and wife Claire, Stephen and wife Georgina, and Adrian and wife Gaynor; grandchildren Peter, Katie, Caroline, Kevin, Andrew, Cora, Theo, Oliver, Miles and Ken; sisters Ann Marko, Helen Hawkins and husband George Hawkins; and multiple nieces and nephews. He will be sorely missed and is forever in our hearts.


Services will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church at 10 am on February 10. The family requests that donations be made to American Heart Association in lieu of flowers.