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Esther T. Rycharski

January 16, 1924 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 97)


Esther T. (nee Banas) Rycharski, 97, of Paterson died Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

Born in Buffalo, NY, Mrs. Rycharski cam to this area in 1931 settling in Paterson where she resided ever since. She attended St. Stephen’s School and graduated from Eastside High School, where she was a majorette for two years. Mrs. Rycharski was a Draftsperson at Wright Aeronautical of Wood-ridge, NJ. After the birth of her second child, Mrs. Rycharski became a full-time homemaker.

Mrs. Rycharski was a  parishioner of St. Brendan’s RC Church, Clifton. She was a volunteer in the Gift Shop at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center and she enjoyed gardening and watch “Wheel of Fortune”.

She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene Joseph Rycharski, with whom she shared 61 wonderful years of marriage and by her brother, Alfred Banas.

She is survived by her five children, Nancy Keenan and her husband, Michael of Fairlawn, NJ, Diane Albano and her husband, Tom of Lake Hiawatha, NJ, Lynda Evans and her husband, Kirk, of Allentown, Pa., Robert Rycharski and his wife, Annette of Haskell, NJ and Ronald Rycharski and his wife, Fran of Pine Brook, NJ; her sister, Alice Kolipinski of Buffalo, NY and Raymond Banas of New Smyrna Beach, FL; her grandchildren, Matthew, Michelle, Melissa, Gregory, Andrew, Ryan, Elizabeth, Zachary; her great grandson, Theo and a special thanks to her caregivers, Regina and Kasia and others.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Friday, June 11, 2021 at St. Brendan’s RC Church, cor. of Lakeview and Crooks Aves., Clifton. Entombment to follow at Calvary Cemetery, Paterson. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

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June 11, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Brendan R.C. Church
154 East First Street
Clifton, NJ 07011

June 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Calvary Cemetery
50 McLean Boulevard
Paterson, NJ 07503


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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