I have sent you this message many times and am getting a postal error/bounce back. Hopefully you will see this message. ============================================= RUSENKO (Lemko Family) from Krasna?
As per Galician Gazetteer, wies/village Krasna was predominantly a Lemko village with its own GC Church. The powiat was in Krosno and the gmina (tax/judicial district) was Korscyna.The regional center was Rzeszow. The filial RC Parish was in Lutcze and the filial Jewish kahal was in Korscyna. Today this is Podkarpackie wojiwodstwo/region > SE Poland.Topography is the beautiful Beskydy Mountains of the Carpathian range.
Did anyone in your family ever explain to you what happened to the Lemko during and post WW2?
Following is an article about Ivan Rusenko, prominent Lemko andlyrical poet born in Krasna.Based on 1890 dob, he could even have been your Great Uncle. http://www.carpatho-rusyn.org/lemkos/rusenko.htmhttp://www.carpatho-rusyn.org/lemkos/rusenko.htm
Re your question about Krasna GC Cemetery?Descendants of forcefully resettled Lemkoare going back to their ancestral villages and cleaning up the GC and Christian Orthodox cemeteries.Sorry to say many are still in bad condition. You might consider getting involved in some fashion. Even a modest donation can be very helpful. http://www.buryk.com/our_patch/docs/Lemkocemeteriesmbukrweekly031112.pdfhttp://www.buryk.com/our_patch/docs/Lemkocemeteriesmbukrweekly031112.pdf
Following site contains photos, one of which is the GC Church in Krasna that was used for storage by the Polish Communists.You will need to use Polish to English translator to explore site.Use Google translator Polish to English. The site is well worth the effort.It gives you history of the village, lists important Lemko in Krasna and even provides the layout /map of village in 1914-1915.Make sure to take time and translate every bit of it for yourself. http://krasna.pl/zamieszancy_krasna_foto.htmhttp://krasna.pl/zamieszancy_krasna_foto.htm
Following link (same site) shows pix of RC Church allowing Lemko to have their own service.There are also pix of cemetery. I have seen pix of other village cemeteries in much worse condition. http://krasna.pl/lemkowie.htmhttp://krasna.pl/lemkowie.htm
Following link to pix of tombstones in Krasna cemetery.There are pix for Jurij (George) Rusenko, died 1938 and spouse Katerzyna died 1943. This could be your Ekateryna. There is also stone for Teodor (nick would have been Fedko) 1840-1900 and spouse Chrystina. http://krasna.pl/cmentarz.htmhttp://krasna.pl/cmentarz.htm
Last, but not least most villagers were forcefully resettled to Soviet Eastern Ukraine. Krasna Descendants can be found in Luhansk and Kyiv regions.Selo/village Peremozhne > Luhansk oblast/region.Interview of Director of Luhansk Archives, showing Lemko resettlement records and interview w/Petro Jacynczak, head of Lemko in Luhansk, detailing forceful resettlement.Petro states the worst times were 1944-1945-1946. The train trip took 2 months.Many elderly died within three months after arrival. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a40BKoTKlnUhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a40BKoTKlnU
I will put together a list of all Lemko Orgs and someone will know what happened to your family members. ------------------------------------------------------------ You may have already seen following material.
Krasna [Ru] Krasna / Kroscienka[Polish] Krosno District, present day SE Poland
Lemko Surnames cited by Krasovs'kyj from 1787 Austrian Cadastral Records
The church was "Saint Michael"  [still standing]
The wooden church was renovated in 1880 and replaced a church built in 1762.
The parish was established on August 20, 1571 when the mayor gave the rights and field for the church to o. Ivan Ban'kovs'kyj who came from the village ZHENYCJA
In 1785 the village lands comprised 18.18 sq km. There were 705 Greek Catholics 10 Roman Catholics and 15 Jews
1840 - 1002 Greek Catholics
1859 - 946 Greek Catholics
1879 - 1250 Greek Catholics
1899 - 1487 Greek Catholics
1926 - 1730 Greek Catholics
1936 - 1766 Greek Catholics
The village was incorporated in to the Lemko Apostolic Administration in 1934
In 1936 there were 98 Roman Catholics 0 Jews
The village LJUTCHA 3.5 km was served by the priest and above population includes this village
LDS microfilm not available
RECORDS???? It is highly likely that some ofrecords are in Pzremysl Archive > Poland. BTW summer is not the best time for submitting archivalinquiries. There are tourists in archives to deal with and most archivists are already daydreaming about their annual summer holiday.