William John Hrynyshyn

December 5, 1933 ~ February 17, 2020 (age 86)


William John Hrynyshyn, 86 of Boerne Texas,  formerly of Lyndora, passed away and entered eternal life on Monday at his Texas home. 

Born December 5,1933 in Butler, he was the son of the late Cornelio & Anna Hrynyshyn. Bill was a graduate of Butler high school and then proudly served our great country in the United States Army. 

On June 15th, 1963 he married Genevieve (Renforth) Hrynyshyn, and they had 46 happy years together. During those years he worked in the local union at International Staple and Machine. 

After retirement, he and Genevieve frequented Texas often to enjoy their time with their grandchildren (Lauren, Alec, &Holly) whom they had a wonderful relationship with. He took great pride in being a father and grandfather. He enjoyed family time, playing cards, and sports. He loved the Steelers, Spurs, and 76ers. He was loved by all who knew him, family, friends, fellow parishioners, and more recently his card playing pals from Bulverde and Rainbow senior center. 

Bill was a lifelong member of St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church in Lyndora where he fulfilled his desire to serve the Lord. 

Bill is preceded in death by his wife Genevieve, sisters Ann Buckowsky and Mary Hollock, sister-in-laws Margaret and Donna, and brother-in-law Thomas Renforth. He is survived by his loving son William, daughter-in-law Dawn, and three grandchildren Dr. Lauren Hrynyshyn-Silva, husband Manuel Silva, Alec Hrynyshyn, and Holly Hrynyshyn, all of Boerne, Texas. Additionally he is survived by his sister-in-law Lorna Renforth, and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Friends of William J Hrynyshyn, who died Monday February 17, 2020, will be received from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 E. Cunningham St., Butler. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday from St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church in Lyndora with Father Douglas Lorance, Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Parastas services will be held at 8pm Friday at the Funeral Home.


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February 21, 2020

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001

February 21, 2020

8:00 PM
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001

Funeral Service
February 22, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church (Lyndora)

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