Jack C. Bryington, 88, of 193 Clarion Street in Wilcox, died early Sunday morning, Feb. 2, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Sept. 8, 1925 in Wilcox, he was the son of Conard G. and Katherine E. Nichols Bryington. On Oct. 9, 1947 in Johnsonburg, he married Mary K. Kearney, who survives.
Jack was an ironworker for Local 772 of the Bridge Ornamental and Structural Ironworkers of American for 30 years, retiring in 1980.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII and fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima in the 4th Division, USMC. He later served in the 6th Division in Tsing Tao, China.
A member of the Wilcox Presbyterian Church, he also belonged to the Wilcox American Legion, the VFW #1132 in Kane, the Wilcox Sportsman’s Club, and Wilcox Lodge #571, F&AM., plus various veteran Marines organizations.
Surviving, in addition to his wife of 66 years, are a daughter, Jacq Lynn “Pinky” (Don) Holt of Kane; two grandchildren, Jason and Jeremy Holt; and five great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Isaiah, Caleb, Samuel and Nathaniel Holt.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Colleen Black.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m., and may attend a service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Wilcox Presbyterian Church with the rev. Mark Cantaral, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Wilcox Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilcox Presbyterian Church, Wilcox, PA 15870. Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com