Rita Stryshak

Obituary of Rita Stryshak

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Rita M. Stryshak, 79, died Sunday, October 17, 2021, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-Somerset. Born in Somerville, Rita was the daughter of Anthony and Pauline (Kaczanowski) Paduch. A graduate of Bound Brook High School, Rita had worked for Union Carbide, where she met her husband John. They married in 1961, and moved to South Bound Brook in 1964 to raise their family. Rita had worked as an administrative assistant for Johnson & Johnson for over 20 years before retiring. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Mercy Church in South Bound Brook, a member of the Rosary Altar Society, and a member of the Bound Brook and South Bound Brook Senior Clubs. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be missed. Rita was predeceased by her son Joseph Patrick in 1962 and her husband John in 2009. She is survived by her daughter Carol Crawford and her husband Todd; her son Paul; her grandchildren Connor, Jillian and Matteo; her sister Nancy Paduch; and daughter in law Irene. Gathering with the family will be 7 to 9 PM, Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Hagan-Chamberlain Funeral Home, 225 Mountain Ave., Bound Brook. Funeral services will begin 9:45 AM, Friday at the funeral home, followed by an 11 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mercy Church, South Bound Brook. Burial at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Hillsborough will follow. Donations in Rita’s name may be made to the American Heart Association PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Hagan - Chamberlain Funeral Home, LLC.
225 Mountain Avenue
Bound Brook, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Friday, October 22, 2021
Our Lady of Mercy Church
122 High Street
South Bound Brook, New Jersey, United States


12:15 pm - 12:30 am
Friday, October 22, 2021
Sacred Heart Cemetery
1096 Millstone River Road
Hillsborough, New Jersey, United States
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