Richard Przystup Obituary

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Richard C Przystup

October 12, 1940 - June 18, 2013
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DR. RICHARD C. PRZYSTUP, 72 YEARS OLD, OF WHITING N.J., DIED SUDDENLY ON TUESDAY , JUNE 18, 2013. BORN IN JERSEY CITY , N.J. , DR. PRZYSTUP HAD RESIDED IN SOUTH JERSEY SINCE 1978. HE WAS A GRADUATE OF ST. ANTHONY'S HIGH SCHOOL IN JERSEY CITY, AND RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NEWARK NJ. HIS EARLY CAREER WAS AS A BIOLOGY TEACHER AT HUDSON CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL IN JERSEY CITY. STRIVING TO FULFILL A LIFE-LONG DESIRE TO BECOME A MEDICAL DOCTOR, RICHARD ENTERED MEDICAL SCHOOL IN 1969, IN ZARAGOZA , SPAIN. HE LATER TRANSFERRED FROM SPAIN TO MEXICO. HE COMPLETED THE MAJOR PORTION OF HIS MEDICAL EDUCATION AT THE AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY OF...
DR. RICHARD C. PRZYSTUP, 72 YEARS OLD, OF WHITING N.J., DIED SUDDENLY ON TUESDAY , JUNE 18, 2013. BORN IN JERSEY CITY , N.J. , DR. PRZYSTUP HAD RESIDED IN SOUTH JERSEY SINCE 1978.

HE WAS A GRADUATE OF ST. ANTHONY'S HIGH SCHOOL IN JERSEY CITY, AND RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NEWARK NJ. HIS EARLY CAREER WAS AS A BIOLOGY TEACHER AT HUDSON CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL IN JERSEY CITY.

STRIVING TO FULFILL A LIFE-LONG DESIRE TO BECOME A MEDICAL DOCTOR, RICHARD ENTERED MEDICAL SCHOOL IN 1969, IN ZARAGOZA , SPAIN. HE LATER TRANSFERRED FROM SPAIN TO MEXICO. HE COMPLETED THE MAJOR PORTION OF HIS MEDICAL EDUCATION AT THE AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY OF GUADALAJARA , JALISCO, MEXICO. HE GRADUATED THAT MEDICAL SCHOOL IN 1974. HIS YEARS OF MEDICAL INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY WERE TAKEN AT JERSEY CITY MEDICAL CENTER AND IN NEWARK NJ. HE WAS TRAINED IN AND BECAME AN ANESTHIESIOLOGIST, PRACTICING IN THAT FIELD AND IN CRITICAL CARE. HE WAS A LICENSED STAFF PHYSICIAN AT JERSEY CITY MEDICAL CENTER , AND OTHER NORTH JERSEY HOSPITALS. HE LATER WAS AN EMERGENCY ROOM PHYSICIAN AT KIMBALL MEDICAL CENTER, LAKEWOOD, AND MEDICAL DIRECTOR AT KMAAC, MANCHESTER NJ. HE ALSO WAS ON STAFF AT OTHER AREA HOSPITALS IN SOUTH JERSEY . HE WAS ON STAFF AS ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AT ST. JOHN'S UNIVERSITY , STATEN ISLAND , NY.

ALTHOUGH RETIRED IN RECENT YEARS, DR. PRZYSTUP CONTINUED TO HAVE AN AVID INTEREST IN MEDICINE AND ITS ADVANCES, ESPECIALLY IN THE AREA OF BIO-CHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY.

ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN, HE WAS PRE-DECEASED BY HIS PARENTS, BERT PRZYSTUP AND STELLA KACZMAREK PRZYSTUP, AND HIS BROTHERS FRANK PRZYSTUP, LEONARD PRZYSTUP, AND A NIECE KAREN PRZYSTUP.
HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS CHILDREN, MATTHEW PRZYSTUP OF FRENCHTOWN, NJ AND AMY PRZYSTUP OF WHITING. ALSO SURVIVING ARE HIS SIBLINGS CARROLL PRICE OF NJ AND FLORIDA, JOAN WARCZAKOWSKI AND HER HUSBAND LT.COL. ALPHONSE OF SAN DIEGO , CALIFORNIA, HENRY PRZYSTUP AND SPOUSE CAROL OF WARETOWN NJ, PATRICIA BOROUSOWICZ AND SPOUSE ROBERT BOROUSOWICZ OF OHIO, AND ELAINE PRZYSTUP OF JERSEY CITY.
ALSO SURVIVING IS A GRAND-DAUGHTER, ISABELLE LOSAPIO-PRZYSTUP OF FRENCHTOWN AND DAUGHTER IN LAW PHYLLIS LOSAPIO. HE LEAVES BEHIND MANY, MANY NIECES, NEPHEWS AND GRAND-NIECES AND NEPHEWS, COUSINS, AND A HOST OF FRIENDS.

CARRYING OUT RICHARDS' WISHES TO BE CREMATED, ARRANGEMENTS ARE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF ANDERSON-CAMPBELL FUNERAL HOME, WHITING. THERE WILL BE A FUNERAL MASS ON FRIDAY , JUNE 28, 2013 , AT 11:00AM, AT ST. JOHN'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 619 CHESTNUT ST. , LAKEHURST NJ. FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. LUNCH WILL IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW AT LA BOVE GRANDE RESTAURANT AND BANQUET HALL, 800 RTE. 70 (0N THE LAKEHURST CIRCLE). FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SEND AN ONLINE CONDOLENCE, PLEASE VISIT: WWW.ANDERSONCAMPBELLWHITING.COM

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