Peter Gryziec

Obituary of Peter R. Gryziec

Peter Richard Gryziec, Jr., 75, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at Abraham House of Rome, after a long illness. He was born in Rome, NY, on September 4, 1945, son of Peter and Nancy Simiele Gryziec. Peter graduated from Transfiguration School and Oriskany High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy. Peter retired from Rome City Fire Department. His many interests included golf, skiing (ski patrol), skydiving and piloting his own plane. Peter traveled cross country many times for pleasure and driving tractor trailers. He was a member of Stanwix Veteran's and Men's Club, Ukrainian Club, Rome Country Club and Polish Home. Surviving is a daughter, Shonda (Duane) Newman, granddaughters, Remington and Marin, Allen, Texas, sisters; Carol (Paul) Rutherford, Murrells Inlet, SC, Maida Burns, Oriskany and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents and sister, Marilynn Titus. In keeping with Peter's request there are no calling hours or services. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Peter's name to: Abraham House of Rome, 417 N. Washington St. Rome, NY 13440 Arrangements are by Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc., 7751 Merrick Rd. To offer online condolences, please visit

Final Resting Place

St. Mary's Cemetery
1106 W. Liberty St.
Rome, New York, United States
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