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Carolyn Bryson

September 29, 1926 — September 10, 2021

POLAND — On Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, Carolyn Bryson passed away peacefully at Shepherd of the Valley in Poland with her loving daughter by her side.

Carolyn was born Sept. 29, 1926, in Struthers and was the daughter of Alex and Mary Rozoff.

She was a graduate of Struthers High School, Class of 1944.

In 1947, she met her husband, Richard, and was married that same year on Nov. 20, 1947.

She worked at the family business, Rusco Products Inc., until retiring in 1992.

She was a charter member of the Holy Family Church in Poland and was active in many of its volunteer groups along with the St. Vincent DePaul soup kitchen and thrift store.

Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Jan Bryson, with whom she made her home; granddaughters, Monica (Eric) Rebhan of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Jennifer (Kenis) Keathley, of Sullivan; her grandson, Christopher (Elyse) Bryson; great-grandchildren, Logan and Mikayla Keathley; and four nephews and one niece.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; her daughter, Carole Laskey; her son and daughter-in-law, William and Patricia Bryson; and her brother, Walter Razoff.

Calling hours will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel, 2726 Center Road, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at Holy Family Church at 11 a.m. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Lake Park Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Dr. Thomas Albani and staff for all the excellent care and kindness over the years.

The family would also like all memorial contributions to be made in her name to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Carolyn Bryson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, September 16, 2021

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel

2726 Center Rd, Youngstown, OH 44514

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Holy Family Church (Poland Chapel)


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