Serhii Tarasiuk was born on September 4, 1988, in the town of Kuznetsovsk.  Serhii grew up in the city of atomic scientists in a poor family. He studied at Kuznetsovsk Secondary School № 5. Serhii loved life, was cheerful, inflammatory, and restless. After graduating from school he studied at a driving school and got a specialty of a driver.

From 2006 to 2007 Serhii served in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

In March 2015, he went to the Armed Forces of Ukraine to defend the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.  On November 8 a senior soldier Serhii Tarasiuk received severe injuries near the village of Slavne, Mariinskyi Raion, Donetsk Oblast and was hospitalized to Kharkiv Military Hospital. Citizens of Kuznietsovsk organized a fundraising for the salvation of their soldier. Unfortunately, Serhii died on November 12, 2015, in Kharkiv Military Hospital being still unconscious.

His life broke off quite early on the 28th year of his life. On November 14 the killed soldier of ATO, a senior soldier Serhii Tarasiuk was waited in Kuznietsovsk since 5 o’clock in the morning.

Visitation to a soldier took place in the Palace of Culture. On his last journey, he was accompanied by relatives, loved ones, combat colleagues, members of the ATO, local authorities and caring residents.  Serhii was chanted in the Savior-Transfiguration Cathedral. After the Requiem, he was buried in the Starorafalivske Cemetery in the town of Kuznetsovsk. The serviceman left a father, a mother, and a brother.

According to the decision of Kuznetsovsk City Council on 15.12.2015 №17, Serhii Tarasiuk was awarded the title “Honorary Citizen of the town of Kuznetsovsk” (posthumously).

Tarasiuk Serhii K.(08.04.1988 – 11.12.2015)