GARFIELD, N.J. -- Loretta Soltys Brya, lifetime resident of Garfield, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. She was 96.
She was predeceased by her husband, Boles Byra.
Prior to her retirement in 1982, Loretta was a secretary for Arrow Carrier Corporation in North Bergen for 25 years. She was a parishioner of St. Stanislaus Kostka R.C. Church in Garfield, and also a member of the English Rosary Society. She was also a member of the Asociation of the Sons of Poland in Carlstadt.
She is survived by her children, John Byra of Mahwah and Joan Lenik and her husband, Robert, of Clifton; her grandchildren, Robert, Brian and Jeffrey; and her great-grandchildren, Amy and Matthew. She was also the sister of the late Jennie Krystyniak, Olga Pilecki and Florence Sadowski.
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