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John Victor Tryhubczak

November 15, 1955July 18, 2020

John V. Tryhubczak passed away unexpectedly on July 18, 2020 at home in Roseville, CA at the age of 64.

John was the son of the late John and Barbara Tryhubczak of Cumberland, RI John is survived by his best friend and beloved wife Debbie and Step son Larry Webster. John was also the adoring Grampy to McKenzy, Emily and Gracie.

He will be forever missed by his siblings: Joan Insana, Jane (Brian) O'Keefe, Jill (David) Lefebvre, Joel (Terry Ann) Tryhubczak and James (Kathleen Petzold) Tryhubczak, all of RI. He was a beloved son-in-law to Tony Vigil and Jackie (Wesley) Hunter; brother-in-law to Tony (Ester) Vigil, Bonnie (Brian) Peak, all of CA; Cherie Vigil Mulvey of CO. John is also survived by Aunt Jane Pomfret, many nieces, nephews, cousins and lifelong friends.

John established a lengthy career in the Insurance Industry across several states prior to settling in Roseville, CA. Known for his remarkable memory, quick wit and ability to light a room with laughter. He enjoyed the various professional sport teams wherever his career brought him but remained a true New England fan.

A celebration of John's life will be planned for a later date. Since we cannot be together for the moment please share a memory or picture as we work through this difficult time.


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Judith Rice

July 31, 2020

I have had the pleasure of working with John in the insurance business at two different companies. It was a great joy seeing him at work. He always had a smile on his face. He had a great sense of humor and would spread sunshine where ever he was. So sorry Debbie and please accept my condolennces to his family.

Kevin Hereth

July 29, 2020

The only man that was funnier than Joel
Only met a few times, but he treated me like family. I know he will missed by all that knew him

Cherie Mulvey

July 28, 2020

I first met John (almost 30 years ago) in Colorado where he and my sister Debbie first met and fell in love. From the moment I met John, I knew he was special, and I have adored John ever since. John was an incredible husband, stepfather, and Grampy and probably one of the most generous and kind people I have ever met. John was a brother to me and an uncle to my children. I was lucky enough to stay with John and Debbie many times while visiting in California. John always made me feel welcome and would stay up late into the night with Debbie and I talking, laughing, listening to music, and just being ridiculous. We had many nights that we laughed uncontrollably. John was deeply loved by every single in person in our family and I will never forget how intelligent, kind, and funny John was. I am deeply saddened by the loss of John and will keep his memory alive, along with Debbie, by fondly remembering all the great laughs shared with him. Rest in peace brother and know that you are dearly missed.

Linda & Jeff Rocheleau

July 28, 2020

Dear Joel and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of John's passing. I know how loosing a sibling leaves a hole in your heart.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
❤Jeff & Linda🙏

Dan Doherty

July 27, 2020

John, my brother from another mother. I truly love you and will always remember you and our glory days in Arlington. You are sorely missed, Johnny V! I can’t think of you without remembering your smile and Great sense of humor, although now I do so with the pain of missing you. Thank God for you and God Bless you John.

Terry Doherty

July 27, 2020

How does one describe a man whose wit, smile and laughter could light up a room. A man whose generosity knew no bounds, who could make others laugh in their darkest hours. A man who you knew the moment you met him you had a friend for life. That was John! My friend. My best friend! My brother!
His only flaw was his unrelenting love for the Patriots and the Red Sox. Even so we bonded forever the very first time we met back in Charlotte in 1993. A finer man has never walked this earth. I love you my brother! Now make everybody in Heaven laugh, you know you can!
Terry Doherty

Donna Gaumond

July 27, 2020

Joel, I am so sorry for this heartbreaking loss. I know what a close and loving family you have. Your brother, John will be truly missed. My condolences 💕🙏

Jeffrey Polucha

July 26, 2020

My deepest sympathy to Deb and family along with the Tryhubczak clan. John was my best friend growing up. The biggest personality with a heart the same size. Long winter days playing hockey on Carls Pond were great. I was "a brudder from another mudder". In the summer we swam in "The Bay of Pigs" where someone always lost their swim suit. We worked together at Woonsocket Textile with "The Chimp", Frankensteins bride", Hole in the Face", Archie and Flo. We spent our week's pay partying at Kays, also the place he nicknamed my Dad, Ali Baba. John loved to laugh and make others laugh, a natural comedian, not a mean bone in his body.
Every communication from John brought back a memory and a smile. He will be sorely missed but never forgotten.
Rest in peace "Mr. Greenjeans".
Jeff Polucha,
AKA Pontius, Rembrandt and Best Bud

Mark Abatuno

July 26, 2020

I am distraught in the loss of "my dear brother" (as we called each other) John Victor Tryhubczak. I first met John when he was Park Police & I was a lifeguard at Social Ocean- in Woonsocket- circa 1970 . We have remained in touch all these years- 50 years. As I told Jim Tryhubczak today- I can clearly say that the greatest belly laughs I have had in my lifetime occurred in the same room as John.
Weather we were at "The Library" bar, "Kays" in Woonsocket or bar hopping in Boston- the fun never stopped. His many nicknames for our pals- "Chuckle-heads, knuckle-heads, Chumley" and many 3 Stooges references- still come to my lips & make me think about John on a daily basis- even though I haven't seen him in about 15 years.
One night after being out on the Town in northern RI (circa 1975)- we ended up at the family homestead on Pine Swamp Road- about 1:30AM. John got out a loaf of Italian Bread, we toasted, buttered & consumed the entire loaf. We were making so much noise in the kitchen (banging pots and pans and hooping it up) we woke up Mom & Dad. They came out to see what the commotion was. They just took one look at us, laughed at us- and went back to bed! No yelling, no anger- Sooo funny.
One time when John lived in Boston- he had a neighbor who lived upstairs- who often played his stereo really loud- on a work nite- late in the evening. After putting up with it for awhile- John went upstairs to talk to the neighbor- who immediately realized what a great guy John was- rather than getting into an argument about the loud stereo, he invited John into his apartment & they drank until Midnight! That is what a likeable guy he was.
Well, as John would say, he conquered Rhode Island, he conquered Boston, he conquered North Cackalaky (as he called North Carolina), he conquered California & now, he will conquer Heaven.
I will truly miss you, "my dear brother!" Rest in peace.

Kathleen Morris

July 26, 2020

My cousin John was one of the sweetest, kindest, funniest guys ever! Whenever I slept over with Janie and Jill he treated me exactly like I was like his little sister (and sometimes that was trouble!) 😂. My mom was John’s Godmother and she took her role very seriously! Even dismissing my Aunt Barbara’s wishes to only get him clothes for Christmas, not toys!!! But Kay went right out bought him the very toy gun he wished for! John never forgot that!! Auntie Kay was his hero!😂. He always sent her cards and never forgot her at Christmas throughout the rest of her life. You were a gem John and I will never forget you❤️ All my love to my family here and in California ❤️ Cousin Kathi 🙏🙏


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