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Joseph R Rygiel, Jr.

May 28, 1955 ~ June 25, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Joseph Rygiel, Jr. Obituary

Joseph R. "Joe" Rygiel Jr., 68 of Perryopolis, PA, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2023 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. surrounded by his loving family.

He was born May 28, 1955 in Charleroi, PA, son of Attorney Joseph R Rygiel Sr. and Erma M Tonozzi Rygiel.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Perryopolis.  Joe was a partner with his brother Stan in  Rygiel Excavating for the last 46 years in Fayette City.  He was an enthusiastic car collector, loved watching NHRA Drag racing and was an avid Steelers fan and season ticket holder.

 He is survived by his daughter,Dr. Jamie Lynne Rygiel of York, Pa., brother, Stanley A Rygiel and wife Kathy of Fayette City, niece, Kristie Rygiel Debor and husband Matthew, nephew, Greg Buretz and wife Melissa, niece, Jennifer Koliscak and fiance Joe Stein; great-nephew, Ryan Buretz, great-nephew, Adam Buretz, great-niece, Lorey Buretz, great-niece, Madelyn Kolisack, great-nephew, Luke Koliscak, lady friend, Becky Slattery.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Family and Friends will be received Wednesday, June 28, 2023 from 6 to 8  pm , Thursday, June 29, 2023 from  2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm in the Eley-McCrory Funeral Home, Fayette City, PA. www.eleymccroryfuneralhome.com

Prayers of Transfer will be held Friday, June 30, 2023 at 9:30 am in the funeral home followed by a funeral mass at 10 am in St. Sebastian Roman Catholic Church, Belle Vernon with Fr. Michal Crookston officiating.

Interment will follow in the Belle Vernon Cemetery, Belle Vernon, PA.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette City Vol. Fire Co.  or the American Cancer Society.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 28, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eley Mccrory Funeral Home, Inc.
334 Main Street
Fayette City, PA 15438

Visitation
Thursday
June 29, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Eley Mccrory Funeral Home, Inc.
334 Main Street
Fayette City, PA 15438

Visitation
Thursday
June 29, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eley Mccrory Funeral Home, Inc.
334 Main Street
Fayette City, PA 15438

Prayers of Transfer
Friday
June 30, 2023

9:30 AM
Eley Mccrory Funeral Home, Inc.
334 Main Street
Fayette City, PA 15438

Funeral Mass
Friday
June 30, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Sebastian R.C.Church
801 Broad Ave
Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania 15012

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