Thomas F. Hryhorchuk, 79, of Deweyville, died Monday, August 25, 2008, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas.   A

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3:00 p.m. Friday, August

29, 2008, at St. Mary Catholic Church, with Reverend Joseph P. Daleo

serving as celebrant.   Interment will follow at Deweyville Cemetery.   Visitation will be 5:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday, with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange.   Thomas was born July 28, 1929, in Deweyville to John and Mary (Rut) Hryhorchuk.   He

worked as a carpenter for Levingston Shipbuilding Company, was a

veteran of the U. S. Army and a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.   He

was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Hryhorchuk,

brothers, Johnnie F. Hryhorchuk, Stephen Wynn, Eugene S. Hryhorchuk;

sisters, Rose Lee Bergstresser and Lorena Doyle.

He is survived by his brothers and their wives, Vincent and  Ruby

Hryhorchuk of Spring, Adolph and Janell Hryhorchuk of Orange and Frank

and Eva Hryhorchuk of Bridge City; sisters and their husbands, Stephina

and Phil Burton of Nederland, Nickie Cappel of Port Neches, Bessie

Hryhorchuk, Katherine and George Mason, all of Deweyville; sisters in

law, Ruth Hryhorchuk and Faye Hryhorchuk.       Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Mason, Kenneth Hryhorchuk, Billy Ford, Ty Ford, Ryan Skinner and Shawn Hryhorchuk.