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Peter N. Rybak

Peter N. Rybak of Kerhonkson, NY, died June 29, 2010 at Kingston Hospital. He was 57 years old. Peter was born on July 30, 1952 in Brooklyn, NY. He was the son of Wasyl and Anita (Eppert) Rybak.


Peter was a retired Sergeant from the Department of Corrections. He currently was a Bus Driver for Rolling V Bus Company and was Owner and Operator of Rybak Construction. Peter loved construction work and getting his hands dirty. He enjoyed hunting and some might be surprised by his gift of singing, Peter was a tenor and had a beautiful voice. He had a smile that would light up the room.


Peter is survived by his wife of six years, Mary (Gundberg) Rybak of Kerhonkson, his six children; Kirstie Hollis and her husband Michael of Florida, Peter William Rybak of North Carolina, Kelly Sue Rybak of California, Meredith McKenna-Smith and her husband Kurt of Napanoch, Shannon McKenna-Schmidt and her husband Brian of Hoboken, NJ, and Grant McKenna of New Zealand. His mother Anita Rybak, his grandchildren; David, Alexandra, Ariel, Austin, Elise, Alex, Alexa, Gary and Morgan. His brother Bill Rybak of Stone Ridge and his sisters, Lorraine Bowers and her husband Jason of Stone Ridge and Christine Fox and her husband Brian of Stone Ridge. His nephew Jason and his nieces, Kasey, Emily and Abigail. Uncles Nick and George Rybak of New Jersey and his Aunt Hildegard Apelles of Pine Bush. He was predeceased by his father Wasyl Rybak.

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Christa Eppert. Cousin of Peter Rybak Aug 28 2020 12:00 AM

Very sorry to see this posting. My sister Stephanie and I send our condolences, even after all this time. Linda

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Linda Shea - July 21st, 2010 at 10:36pm - Email
Pete was a great guy, went to school with Peter, good friend.

Gus Van Orden - July 6th, 2010 at 11:42am - Email
My condolences to the family and friends of Pete, he surely will be missed by us all. As for us fortunate enough to have worked with Pete I'm sure he still brings smiles to our faces when we search our thoughts and remember times with Pete. God Bless My Friend

Kelly S. Rybak - July 4th, 2010 at 4:59pm - Email
RIP DADDY... I have faith in god that we will be together again! And when that time comes it will be FOREVER!! I LOVE YOU!!!!!

Alice Becker Crawford - July 3rd, 2010 at 11:17pm - Email
My condolences to Bill, Pete's mother, his children and his wife Mary. I remember Pete as a fine person. He will be missed by his family.

Gail Grenda (Roosa) - July 3rd, 2010 at 10:32pm - Email
Lorraine and family, thoughts and prayers to all of you at this time. May your faith surround you with the strength and love needed to see you through the days to come. May God watch over you and comfort you.

Kathleen Barrett Roebuck - July 3rd, 2010 at 9:23pm - Email
With thoughts of sympathy to the Rybak family especially his children Kirstie.Peter and Kelly Love Aunt Kathy

Kelly S. Rybak - July 3rd, 2010 at 4:17pm - Email
I love my dad very much! And my heart is hurting deeply. I wish I could have went to my dad's funeral, but I didn't have the financial means to do so. My father will always be in my heart. And my father did not have six children he only had 3, Kirstie, Peter, and Kelly. Those were his kids!!!!!

Amy - July 3rd, 2010 at 2:00am - Email
And I know that noone will forget that we were all on a first name basis with pete....didnt matter to him..we were all on a first name basis with pete..

Amy Tuero - July 3rd, 2010 at 1:50am - Email
I am truely sorry for your loss of a man who touched so many lives without judgement and who would have given anyone he cared for the shirt off his back...like they have said before only the good die young..it was a true pleasure to have had you touch my life...RIP...love Amy

Barbara Madison - July 2nd, 2010 at 8:10pm - Email
Pete will always be remembered for his great personality and his smile. I worked with Pete at Eastern, he will be missed by all of us who knew him. RIP Pete. "Only the good die young"

Vicki Brockbank(Simpson) - July 2nd, 2010 at 6:57pm - Email
My heartfelt sympathies to all and especially to Mary. You all will be in my prayers. Jesus is with you. love

Ken & Bernice Roberts - July 2nd, 2010 at 6:36pm - Email
We are so saddened by Pete's passing. He was always a wonderful guy to work with and be friends with. We will truly miss his ready smile and great spirit

Erika Lezette Davis - July 2nd, 2010 at 5:54pm - Email
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so very sorry for your loss.

Sandra Daw - July 2nd, 2010 at 3:09pm - Email
Bill & family Please accept our condolences for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Sandy & Bob

valerie mesceda-grajewski - July 2nd, 2010 at 2:08pm - Email
my deepest sympathies to the family, i worked with pete when he was driving for mulligan, he was always there to make me smile when he knew i had a bad day, we had many talks and many laughs together, i will miss him dearly. his smile will never be forgotten.

john j dorfner - July 2nd, 2010 at 1:19pm - Email
i had the pleasure of growing with petey... we were kids and little kids and then high school. i remember petey as a great friend, crazy at times but all it fun. i did in trouble with petey as a kid for shooting out his neighbors glass mirror ball. we had to pay for it... i remember his laugh and that great smile. the last time i really remember him was when he song Hey Jude at the garage in our hometown of stone ridge new york. adios, kiddo. catch ya on the other side. love you, johnny

Sayda Deiter - July 2nd, 2010 at 12:02pm - Email
Your smile did light up a room. Your kindness to others & help in time of need will never be forgotten. You surely will be missed... May you RIP Peter!!

Lola - July 2nd, 2010 at 11:27am - Email
I had the pleasure of knowing and working with Pete.He was a great guy.I also had the pleasure of speaking with him last week and feel blessed that i got to see his smile one last time before he left us.My most heartfelt sympathy to his family.

Daniel Parkhurst - July 2nd, 2010 at 10:00am - Email
So long Pete, we had great times over the years. Thank you for your leadership and friendship. You taught me a lot about dealing with people and doing the right thing. We will all miss you brother.

Bruce Simmons - July 2nd, 2010 at 7:28am - Email
I extend my condolences to the family of Pete Rybak. I did not know him well, but he never failed to say "hello" whenever we saw each other. I know he will be missed by all who know him.

Bobby Anderson - July 2nd, 2010 at 7:06am - Email
Goodbye Pete, Your need in heaven and so I will remember the days we worked, hunted and hung out together. Till our souls meet again my friend....

JoAnn Bell - July 2nd, 2010 at 4:26am - Email
Bill and Family, So sorry to hear of your loss. May God's peace carry you at this time. JoAnn Bell

Mike Polinsky - July 1st, 2010 at 8:52pm - Email
Rest in peace-Peter We had alot of great times-You will be missed-Mike (aka-Hakiem-)

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