Obituary of John J Pyzocha
John (“Py”) Pyzocha Jr., 73, died peacefully on July 7, 2023 with his loving family by his side. Born in Palmer, MA on December 11th 1949, he was the son of John and Irene (Syper) Pyzocha. He was a lifelong resident of Palmer and was proud to serve his country in the US Army Reserves during the late 1960s and often talked about being a medic. He was a Commercial Landscape Foreman for New England Landscape and Irrigation for many years. John was the happiest and most content tending to his garden, taking care of the many animals he had during his life, and cooking for his family and friends. Many local residents enjoyed his honey, farm fresh eggs and vegetables. He was known for his generous nature. Family and friends regularly stopped by for a chat, and no one left the house without a sampling of his freshly cooked meals or his most recent harvest. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and being a weather enthusiast. Predeceased by his parents John and Irene, his infant brother Gary and loving wife of 44 years, Sylvia (Sasur) Pyzocha. His memory will forever remain with his children; his daughter, Michelle and husband, Se-Min Sohn, of West Hartford CT; son, John Pyzocha of Three Rivers; and son, Michael Pyzocha and wife, Anne, of Philadelphia, PA; grandchildren, Evan, Matthew and Robin; as well as his sister Karen Brown and husband Jim and his father’s wife, Rita Pyzocha. His sister and brother in laws; Sandra Walsh and her companion Douglas Van Slyke; John and Heather Sasur and Linda Viens and life companion Reggie Sandiford. He also leaves nieces, Laura, Lisa, Devon, Jayme and nephews Steven and Timothy. He will be missed by his dear friends Sue Draper, Kathy Malo and Rick Wytek, Deb & Pete Chabot, Gary & Judy Haas, as well as many close friends throughout the community.
A memorial service will be held on September 9th at 11:00 at Bethany Charismatic Catholic Church 167 Dunhamtown-Palmer Rd. Brimfield MA.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John Pyzocha, please visit Tribute Store