WEST RUTLAND – John J. Krysztofik, 74, died suddenly Monday morning [June 24, 1996] in West Rutland.
He was born in West Rutland, Sept. 4, 1921, son of Boleson and Stephania (Stanuliewicz) Krysztofik.
He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II and was a member of the U.S. Marine Raider Association, Sixth Division.
Mr. Krysztofik was the recipient of a Purple Heart.
He was employed by Howe Scale Co. for 25 years.
Mr. Krysztofik was a member of the St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in West Rutland, a member of the American Legion Post 87, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Disabled American Veterans, a member of the National Rifle Association, the Vermont Sheriffs Association, the American Historical Foundation and a member of the American Society of Dowsers.
Survivors include a son, John Krysztofik of Center Rutland; a daughter, Sandra Fairhill of Louisa, Va.; a brother, Matthew Krysztofik of West Rutland; a sister, Molly Hyjek of Rutland; his former wife, Lillian (Fenton) Krysztofik of Phoenix, Ariz.; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the U.S. Marine Raider Association, 12924 South Cimarron, Gardena, Calif. 90249
The Mullin-Clifford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.