WYCKOFF, N.J. – Stanley Banyra, of Manchester and formerly of Wyckoff, died Nov. 19. He was 95.
Banyra was born in New York City to Anna Kozyra and Stefan Banyra, living in Wyckoff and Mahwah for more than 40 years before moving to Manchester 10 years ago.
He graduated from the University of Alabama with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, before serving in the U.S. Army during World War II.
After his service, Banyra worked for American Cyanamid Corporation as a chemical engineer and for Weichert Realty in Wyckoff.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Banrya is survived by his wife Mary Killeen Banyra, eight children, Kathleen Doerfler and her husband Tom of Louisville, Colo.; Patricia Furrey and her husband John of South Dartmouth, Mass.; Eileen Banyra and her partner Joy Trapani of New Paltz, N.Y.; Ann Grindall and her husband Mike of Point Pleasant; Stephen of Naples, Fla.; Michael of Manchester, N.J.; Maureen Egan and her husband Tom of Mahwah; and John and his wife Jane Anne of Ho-Ho-Kus, 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff handled the arrangement.
In lieu of flowers, donations are welcomed to the Wounded Warriors Project.
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