Virginia E. Bryk “Jeanie”, 95, of Brandonville/Ringtown, passed away on Saturday, December 21st at the Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest, Allentown.
Born in Brandonville on November 6th, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Elizabeth “Elsie” Green.
Jeanie worked in the local garment industry as a sorter for many years. She was a member of the ILGWU and a member of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Ringtown, but above all else, she loved her family. She especially liked hosting her family for holiday events.
Besides her parents, Jeanie was preceded by her husband, Joseph E. Bryk, 3 brothers, Leo, Tony, and Edward, and 1 great grandchild, Maurice.
Surviving are 1 son, Joseph J. Bryk – Ringtown, 2 daughters, Mary Ann Marchetti – Pottsville and Virginia Shadler – Patriotic Hill. 7 grandchildren, Richard, David, Jammie, Ashley, Cameron, Christopher, Rachelle, Shawn, and Adam, and 7 great grandchildren, Adaleena, Eliza, Alaya, Xander, Jaden, Tyrell, Jasper, and Destiny.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, December 27th at 11am in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Ringtown and will be officiated by Fr. Dominic Pham. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday evening, December 26th from 5 to 8pm and again on Friday morning from 8:30 to 10:30am at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah. Burial will follow Mass in St. Mary’s Parish Cemetery, Ringtown.
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