Sunday, September 20, 2020


Thomas W. Rybak

North Haven


Thomas W. Rybak, 66, of North Haven, passed away at his home on Jan. 16. He was born in Meriden on Nov. 8, 1953, the son of the late Phillip and Carolyn Yedziniak Rybak.

Thomas graduated from Southern Connecticut State University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in education. He worked for Stop & Shop for many years and later was co-owner of the C & A Market in West Haven. Tom was a member of the New Departure Fish & Game Club of Wallingford. He enjoyed the outdoors, sports, and reading. He was the father of Matthew T. Rybak and Shannon A. Rybak (fiancé Anthony Edwards); and the brother of Thaddeus R. Rybak (Jacquelyn S. Brown). He is also survived by his former wife Karen (Kacy) Rybak, his beloved dog Brandi, and his new canine friend Stella.

The visiting hours will be Jan. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. at The Havens Family, North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave. A prayer service will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT 06492, or the Animal Haven, Inc., 89 Mill Rd., North Haven, CT 06473. For an online obituary, visit

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