KANE - Jack C. Bryington, 88, of 193 Clarion St. in Wilcox, died early Sunday morning (Feb. 2, 2014) at Kane Community Hospital.
Born Sept. 8, 1925, in Wilcox, he was the son of Conard G. and Katherine E. Nichols Bryington. On Oct. 9, 1947, in Johnsonburg, he married Mary K. Kearney, who survives.
Jack was an ironworker for Local 772 of the Bridge Ornamental and Structural Ironworkers of American for 30 years, retiring in 1980.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps
during World War II
and fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima in the 4th Division, U.S. Marine Corps. He later served in the 6th Division in Tsing Tao, China.
A member of the Wilcox Presbyterian Church, he also belonged to the Wilcox American Legion, VFW
#1132 in Kane, Wilcox Sportsman's Club, and Wilcox Lodge #571, F&AM., plus various veteran Marines organizations.
Surviving, in addition to his wife of 66 years, are a daughter, Jacq Lynn "Pinky" (Don) Holt of Kane; two grandchildren, Jason and Jeremy Holt; and five great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Isaiah, Caleb, Samuel and Nathaniel Holt.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Colleen Black.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home Inc. in Kane from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and may attend a service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Wilcox Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Mark Cantaral, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Wilcox Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilcox Presbyterian Church, Wilcox, PA 15870. Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com