Isadore C. "Izzy" Ryducha
August 17, 1935 - May 5, 2012
Isadore Cheslof Ryducha (Izzy)
Life long resident of Norwalk, passed away peacefully at home on May 5th, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 45, years Janet A.Ferro of formerly Stamford, and a daughter Carleen Ryducha Pampena, and her husband Vincent Pampena. He was the son of the late Alphonse & Helen Urbanawiz of Bialystock, Poland, & brother Alphonse Ryducha. Izzy was born in on August 17th , 1935. He attended Norwalk Schools, was a former member of the Norwalk Exchange Club, & Master Builder’s Association,
He considered himself as having a simple life living in a town for which he had much pride . His enjoyment came with boating, friendships, and family, fine dining. “He had a gentle soul, who inspired many with his talent and harmed no one, said a friend”. In a short story written by Robert Ludlum, the novelist said” to wish one of the nicest men on the face of the earth the happiest birthday’s . He is a living proof that nice guys do finish first.” His closest friends knew him as an intelligent, creative, affable and strong as an ox, with a wonderful perspective on life. Family and friends with be received at the home of his daughter & son-in law Carleen & Vincent, 8 Glen Pines Lane, Norwalk, on Wednesday, May 9th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family request a donation to: S.T.A.R, 182 Wolfpit Ave. Norwalk 06851, or the USO, P.O. Box 96322, Washington, DC 20090-6322.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.