1953 Peter 2018

Peter A. Ryfun

June 18, 1953 — July 14, 2018

Peter A. Ryfun, 65, of Syracuse, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, July 14, 2018. His son and daughter-in-law were by his side. Peter was born on June 18, 1953. He was a son of Marilyn (Stitt) and the late John Ryfun. Peter married Patti (Knickerbocker) Ryfun. They were married for 12 years until her passing. Patti was the love of his life. Peter was a kind and gentle soul, he had a loving and generous heart and was always giving to others. He was a graduate of Westhill High School and employed with University Hospital for 37 years. After retiring at age 55, he continued doing what he loved most, working in his garage with his son and friends and playing taxi to his grandchildren.

Peter was predeceased by his loving brother, Carl.

He leaves his loving memories to be cherished by his children; son, Michael and his wife Courtney, who was like a daughter to him; daughters, Christina (David) Brand and Cheryl (Marco) St. Fleur; adoring grandchildren, Jaiden, Emily, Caitlynn, Patrick, Lawson and Angelina; loving brothers, Daniel (Lorrie) and Paul; sisters, Ruth (Tom) Hayes-Morrison and Trish (Dave) Henry; sister-in-law, Bonnie (Jeff) Fitzgerald; and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may call at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus on Friday, July 20 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Services will be held at Vineyard Church, 312 Lakeside Rd., Syracuse on Saturday, July 21 at 10 a.m. Peter will be laid to rest in Howlett Hill Cemetery, Camillus.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Howlett Hill Fire Dept., 3384 Howlett Hill Rd., Syracuse, NY 13215.

In honor of Peter’s passion for cars, we encourage anyone to drive classic, antique or sports cars during the procession.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Peter A. Ryfun, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, July 20, 2018

5:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Service

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Starts at 10:00am (Eastern time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree