Barry Kraynack

Obituary of Barry Kraynack

Barry J. Kraynack, MD Passed away peacefully at home on June 26, 2020, holding his wife's hand on their 49th wedding anniversary. Age 73, of Drums, PA, formerly of Monroeville. He was born on February 9, 1947 in Braddock, PA, first son of the late Joseph and Edna Kraynack and husband of Linda McKelvey Kraynack of Edgewood. Barry attended St. Vincent College and remained involved with the Benedictine community throughout his life. He attended University of Pittsburgh Medical School and completed an Internship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Following a Residency at Harvard University Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA, he served at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Hospital for two years, and then worked as an Anesthesiologist both locally and nationally for forty years. Barry is the beloved father of his olive plants: Jennifer Kraynack of Providence, RI, Bryan (Bethany) Kraynack, PhD of San Diego, CA, Jeremy Kraynack of Greensboro, NC, and Michelle (David) Faux of Stow, MA. Barry is the grandfather of Avery and Emerson Kraynack, and Greyson and Silas Faux. Barry is survived by his siblings: Bruce Kraynack, Mary Ellen Orr, and James Kraynack. Family and friends will be received at St. Vincent Basilica on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Viewing will be held at 10 am and Mass will be celebrated at 11 am. Arrangements entrusted to the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME INC. 7441 Washington Street, Swissvale. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Little Sisters of the Poor (, Mercy Home (, or Light of Life Rescue Mission (
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11:00 am
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
St. Vincent Basilica
300 Fraser Purchase Rd
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
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