Stephen Bryson

Stephen A. Bryson

HOPEWELL JUNCTION - Stephen Alan Bryson, 33, a resident of Loudonville for 10 years and formerly of Hopewell Junction, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany.

Born in Mount Kisco on August 6, 1979, he was the son of Glenn and Shirley (Webster) Bryson, who survive in Hopewell Junction.

An avid NASCAR fan, Stephen was also a former pure stock driver at the Orange County Fair Speedway. He was in the process of restoring a Monte Carlo.

Stephen was employed at L.K.Q. Corp. in Stuyvesant for the past three years.

Stephen is also survived by his fiancée, Erica Dedrick; his son, Stephen Alan Bryson, Jr.; his siblings, Shena Bryson Cohen and her husband Jon of Hyde Park, Sean Bryson of Hopewell Junction, and Shyla Bryson of Hopewell Junction; his grandmother, Patricia Puehl of Millbrook; his nephews, Brenden and Caiden Cohen; his aunts and uncles, Linda Smith and her husband Tom of Mouth of Wilson, VA, Sharon Webster of Wappingers Falls and Artie Bryson and his wife Nancy of Hopewell Junction; and his cousins, Ashley and Carly Smith and Catherine and Candace Bryson. Stephen and Erica are also expecting their second child in late June.

Calling hours will be held on Monday from 6 - 9 pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction.

A fund is being established to benefit Stephen's children. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Erica Dedrick, c/o McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., PO Box A, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533.

For driving directions, online condolences, or memorial donations, please visit

Funeral Home

McHoul Funeral Home, Inc.
895 Route 82 Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
(845) 221-2000

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Mar. 29 to Apr. 1, 2013