Polja Aduchijeff

Polja Aduchijeff

1928 - 2020

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Obituary of Polja Aduchijeff

Polja Aduchijeff, 91, of Howell passed away on Friday, February 28, 2020 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. She was born and raised in Elista, Russia and immigrated to the United States in 1951. She loved cooking, making everything from scratch, martial arts movies, flowers, and eating sunflower seeds. Her time was best spent with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Known as the neighborhood Baba, she would walk the neighborhood children to the bus stop and school, no matter the weather. Polja was predeceased by her husband, Peter Aduchijeff. She is survived by her children, Sandy Basanow of Lakewood, Zagana Aduchijeff and her husband, Bob Foster of Howell, Dava Aduchijeff and his wife, Barbara of Elkton, MD, and Kathy Aduchijeff and her husband, John Afanador of Howell; grandchildren, Zagana Brill and her husband, Jaymes of Brick, Bouyin, Dava Aduchijeff, and his wife Danielle of Brick, and Alexandria; and great grandchildren, Julia, Lucy and Asher. Visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her 10:00 AM funeral service on Friday, March 6, 2020 at the Nitsan Choephel Ling Buddhist Temple, 186 West 6th Street, Howell. Interment will follow in St. Vladimir’s Cemetery, 316 Cassville Road, Jackson. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home
100 Elton-Adelphia Road
Freehold Township, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Friday, March 6, 2020
Nitsan Choephel Ling Buddhist Temple
186 West 6th Street
Howell, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Vladimir R.O. Cemetery
316 Cassville Road
Jackson, New Jersey, United States