Jeanne Pokryfky

Her legacy . . . Jeanne Carol Pokryfky, 78, passed away December 8, 2019.  She was born on March 20, 1941, in Detroit, Mich., to Norman and Elma (Erickson) Gunyon. Jeanne married the love of her life, Mark Pokryfky, on May 18, 1973, in Detroit, Mich. Jeanne worked in retail at Target and waitressed for many years. She was a member of St. Rita Catholic Church and St. Joseph Shrine Catholic Church. Jeanne enjoyed the open road of riding motorcycles and loved animals. Jeanne will be missed by her family and all who knew and loved her.

Her Family . . . Jeanne will be missed by her husband, Mark; son, Edward M. (Lynn) Pokryfky; six grandchildren, Edward A. (Erin) Pokryfky, Jim (Rylee) Pokryfky, Michael (Laura) Pokryfky, Amanda (Greg)  Garner, Ean (Christine) Pokryfky and Sydney Pokryfky; twelve great-grandchildren, Josh, Nick, Adrian, Christina, Brooklyn (Maddie), Heaven, Trinity, Jack, Henry, Stella, Riley and Elijah. She was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter, Stephanie Pokryfky and brother, Joseph Gunyon.

Her farewell . . . Jeanne’s family and friends will gather Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 4-7 p.m. at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Braun Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Shrine Catholic Church – 8743 U.S. 12, Brooklyn on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 11 a.m. where she will lie in state from 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Fr. Tom Helfrich, OSFS will serve as celebrant with burial following at St. Joseph Shrine Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to Lenawee Humane Society at Please leave a message of comfort for Jeanne’s family at 877-231-7900 or sign her guestbook at