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Official Obituary of

Ihor Dilaj

November 24, 1946 ~ July 29, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Ihor Dilaj Obituary

Ihor Dilaj, 76, of Sennett, passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2023 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. He was born in Munich, Germany on November 24, 1946 to the son of the late Michael and Rose Dilaj. He graduated from West High School and Auburn Community College earning a associates degree in Science. Ihor went on to pursue his education at Lock Haven College and attended classes at Penn State. He also went on to further his education in Optometry where he graduated in 1974 at Illinois College in Chicago. Ihor was the owner and operator of the Dilaj’s Motor Inn and with enthusiasm he brought in many different bands and music for entertainment, banquets and weddings. He was also known in the area for the ducks, geese and swans staying on the property.

He is survived by,

Wife:     Sharon Maag Dilaj

2 Brother-in-laws:           James Maag and his wife Denise

                                       Robert Maag and his partner Kerry

In addition to his parents, Ihor was predeceased by his daughter Jennifer in 1976.

There will be visitation from 4PM to 7PM on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at Brew Funeral Home, 48 South Street, Auburn. The funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. 

The family would like to thank the Strong Memorial Hospital staff for their wonderful care and support for Ihor and his family.


Contributions may be made to the Auburn Rotary Club, Box 446, Auburn, NY for a Shelterbox which will be to be sent for use in the Ukraine in memory of Ihor Dilaj. 


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August 2, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brew Funeral Home
48 South Street
Auburn, NY 13021


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