February 10, 2021) - Thomas Angelo Brynick, age 89, of Kingsford passed
away on Tuesday, February 9, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.
Tom was born June 1, 1931, in Iron Mountain, the son of Frank and
Mary (Galeazzi) Brynick. He graduated from Kingsford High School in 1950
and married Donna Paquette on October 23, 1954, at American Martyrs
Catholic Church in Kingsford. A lifelong resident of the area, he was a
purchasing agent for Wittock Supply. He started his own business, Vulcan
Products, and was a founding co-owner of Prime Supply. Over the years he
served as a city councilman for Kingsford and as a Boy Scout leader. He
was also a pilot and was involved in the Civil Air Patrol and Big
Brothers, Big Sisters. Tom enjoyed spending time with his family and
friends, going to camp, four wheeling, riding the side by side, tractor,
and snowmobile, and fishing at Way Dam and Canada. He also enjoyed
travelling and spent many winters in Yuma, Arizona. He was a member of
American Martyrs Church in Kingsford.
He is survived by his wife
of 66 years, Donna; his two sons, Mark (Sheree) Brynick of Plainwell,
Michigan, and Jim (Hedy) Brynick of Iron Mountain; two daughters, Linda
(Gregg) Opsahl of Spread Eagle, and Mary Beth (Tom) Inglese of Iron
Mountain; a brother, Robert Brynick of Kingsford; ten grandchildren;
eleven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 on Friday morning, February 12,
at American Martyrs Church in Kingsford. Fr. Joseph Gouin will offer the
Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be in the Quinnesec Cemetery.
Condolences to the family of Thomas Angelo Brynick may be expressed
The family has entrusted the
Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.