Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Joseph J. Rybka, Jr.

Bergen County Sheriff's Office, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, January 7, 1979

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Joseph J. Rybka, Jr.

today is your brithday thinking of you all the time

patricia rybka

May 17, 2024

just got word from the parole broad today feb 28 2023 they gave perry 6 more years behind BARS!!! YEA thank you all for your help patricia rybka and son eric widow and joes son ERIC


February 28, 2023

here it is 44 years today you were taken away from your family that nite is always with me your wife patricia it doesnt get better!! we still fight to keep perry behind BARS!! god bless all of you wh support me all the time be safe love widow of joe rybka

patricia rybka wife
widow joe rybka

January 5, 2023

today is your 76 brithday and we are wating for an how many more years perry will get!!!! 43 long years and iot never gets better god bless all you great brave men and ladies in blue on this police week patricia widow of joe rybka

patricia rybka widow of officer rybka
patricia rybka widow

May 17, 2022

Patricia and family. Joseph is always in our thoughts and prayers as well as you and the family. He will never be forgotten and every class at the Bergen County police and fire Academy are told about this tragic incident as a part of their basic training. And rest assure that we will have a turn out there when Joseph killer comes up for parole in July .

Michael P Alvarez
Bergen County

January 6, 2022

43 years its been and again perry is coming up for parole i cant do this anymore but please pray iam his wife patricia rybka it takes everything out of me i always prays for all my friends and every police officer to be safe god bless be safe patricia

widow of officer rybka
wife patricia rybka

December 31, 2021

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

January 7, 2021

here it is 42 years nevera day goes by with out you in my heart our grandson is going to collega you would be so proud love you love your wife god bless all the police

widow of officer rybka patricia

January 6, 2021

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 22, 2020

this joe widow PATRICIA just got word perry got 4 more years in prison yea!! all your prays were answered thank you so much he come back up for parole 2024 thank everybody for praying for my family they work!! god bless you all patricia its been 41 years a long fight

patricia rybka

June 17, 2020

Joe, I remember you from BCPA, class 13. We were in academy together. Rest In Peace brother.

Chief A. McLaughlin lll, Retired.
Cresskill Police Dept.

January 7, 2020

iam going to the parole broad august 14 please say prays for my family thank you patricia rybka

patricia rybka

July 27, 2019

Dear Pat,
Keeping you and your son in our thoughts and prayers for the upcoming hearing.

Diane and Tom Neighbarger, Cortland, Ohi

June 14, 2019

Praying that parole will be denied.
Asking the Lord to send you strength to fight on.

~Jane and Tom Thomasson Newark, Ohio
New Friend- June 1-5

June 6, 2019

to all my friends that knew my husband time has come again to fight to keep perry behind bars i will keep all updated thank you his wife patricia and his son eric rybka

patricia rybka wife
bergen county

May 28, 2019

Deputy Sheriff Rybka, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 14, 2019

Forty years ago today marks the anniversary of the death of my Uncle Joey. January 7th will always be the date imprinted in our minds as the date that changed the lives of all of us forever. One thing will never change, the love we have for him and the sacrifices he made every day for all of us. I'm sorry that he never got to meet his grandchildren because I know that he would have made a wonderful grandfather. I know he is in heaven with his loved ones. I take sollice in the fact that he is watching over us. My uncle will never be forgotten. He will live in our hearts for always.


January 7, 2019

Today marks the 40th Anniversary of my Uncle’s death. A very sad day for our family indeed. We do our best to celebrate his life by retelling stories of the past that somehow gives us some small solace but yet memorializes him in a big way befitting the man that he was. It’s the only way we know how to honor his sacrifice. I know my uncle is watching over us and is so very proud of his son, Eric and his beautiful grandchildren. I love you alway! End of Watch Sunday, January 7, 1979


January 7, 2019

Deputy Sheriff Rybka,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bergen County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 7, 2019

yes its been 40 years jan 7 i lost my husband and its getting harder to write something i never forget that nite my heart breaks when i hear of officers getting killed i know what they will go threw . and yes blair was good friends he was a good friend to me never forget him thank you patricia rybka

patricia rybka
widow of officer rybka

January 5, 2019

Captain Blair Wolfe, who passed on June 20th of 2017 spoke beautifully of your husband all the time and I know they were very close. Now they are together in heaven keeping things safe up there. Much love to you and your son. You are always in my heart.

Janice Wolfe
Wife of Captain Blair Wolfe

July 13, 2018

happy 72 brithday your wife patricia

patricia rybka

May 17, 2018

Rest in Peace Brother... i will always remember you!!

Mark Linquito

January 8, 2018

here it is 39 years !! and still seams like yersday you left us you are ALWAYS in my heart your wife patricia

patricia rybka
widow of officer rybka

January 3, 2018

happy brithday 71 years old !! never a day goes by with out thinking of you patricia your wife

patricia rybka

May 17, 2017

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