Patrick J. Bryan

Patrick J. Bryan, 92, of West Pittston died Monday evening, Nov. 12, 2012, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born July 29, 1920 in Larksville, he was the son of James and Helen Foley Bryan.

He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and worked as a mechanic at Rex Shoe.

He was a member of the Kingston Veterans of Foreign Wars and St. Ignatius Parish, Kingston.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia Tighe Bryan; a daughter, Nancy Ward and husband, Cameron, Shavertown; a son, Patrick and wife, Evelyn, Nanticoke; five grandchildren, Patrick and Sean Bryan; Heather, Donald and Colleen Roos; and three great-grandchildren, Jack, Henry and Owen Bryan.

He was preceded in death by five sisters, Marie, Eleanor, Catherine, Marguerite and Alberta; a brother, James; and his first wife, Katheryn.

The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Friday from Paul F. Leonard Funeral Home, 575 N. Main St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Ignatius Church, Kingston. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Pringle. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 14, 2012