May 1, 2012
Richard M. Bryk, 65, of Dupont, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2012 in Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. He was born in Dupont on February 15, 1947, son of the late Frank and Sophie Bryk. Richard was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont; he attended Dupont Elementary School, and was a graduate of Northeast High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and served during the Vietnam War. Richard was employed as a purchasing agent for his family business Dupont Tool and Machine, Dupont. Family and friends will remember Richard as a kind, caring and humorous soul. He was a loving and devoted father to his three daughters. His dog, Remi, his soul mate and best friend, was loved deeply by Richard and will miss him beyond measure. In addition to his parents, his brother, Joseph, preceded him in death. He is survived by his daughters, Jennifer and her husband, Chris Ostrowski, of Shavertown; Alison and her husband, Wyatt, of Anchorage Ala.; Rachael and her husband, Robert Kashow, of Dallas, Texas; brothers, Vincent, Walter and John Bryk, all of Dupont; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday at 9:30 a.m. from Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont, with Fr. Joseph Verespy officiating. Military Honors will be provided by the AM Vets Honor Guard of Dupont. Friends may call this evening from 5 to 8 p.m. Interment will be held at the parish cemetery. Online condolences may be made to www.kiesingerfuneralservices.com .
Published in Times Leader on May 3, 2012