Subdeacons and Readers

Subdeacon George Terhesh III

Subdeacon George is a lifelong member of Presentation and was active in the Akron Romanian Orthodox Youth. He was blessed by Archbishop Nathaniel in 2007. George has been a member of Parish Council, and a representative to the Council of Orthodox Churches of Akron. He and his wife, Cyndi have two children.

Subdeacon Matthew Wright

Subdeacon Matthew grew up at Presentation. He has served as a member of Parish Council, was President of the Akron Romanian Orthodox Youth, and has directed the Ion Vidu Choir. Subdeacon Matthew was blessed by Archbishop Nathaniel in 1994. He is married to Rebecca. They have six children.

Reader David Pascu

Dave, as we affectionately know him, has directed the Ion Vidu Choir since 1997, and has held a variety of offices on the Parish Council. He was blessed by Archbishop Nathaniel in 1995. Dave is married to Karen (nee Sattler), who grew up at Presentation. They have three adult children.

Reader Michael Kuziak

Michael Kuziak was blessed by Archbishop Nathaniel in 2007. He has served Presentation in a variety of offices, including President of Parish Council. He and his wife, Lori, have two children.

Reader Emmanuel Kreekus

Reader Emmanuel was blessed by His Eminence Metropolitan Maximos of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, in the parish church where he grew up. He has been chanting at Presentation for over ten years. He and his wife, Flora, have one daughter.

Reader Robert Dietrich

Robert Dietrich was blessed by Archbishop Nathaniel in 2014. He was an Altar Server, Ak-ROY president, and choir member as he was growing up. Reader Robert also serves as Choir Director, and is a professional music therapist.

Memory Eternal!

Subdeacon George Bursan

Subdeacon George was blessed as Presentation’s first subdeacon by Archbishop Nathaniel in 1992. He served Presentation in the Ion Vidu Choir, as a member of Parish Council, as Treasurer of the Catering Committee, and in untold other positions. Subdeacon George became a member of Presentation upon his marriage to Anica (nee Simion) of blessed memory. They have two adult children and three grandchildren.