He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and was employed for 43 years at U.S. Steel Company in Lorain retiring in 1982 as Machine Shop Foreman.
Jack was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ, Elyria, where he had served on the Board of Trustees and the Diaconate.
He was a member and past Treasurer of Elyria Senior Fellowship and was also a member of Lorain Senior Fellowship.
His other interests included photography, working on his computer, bowling and golf.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Roberta A. (nee Tonry); daughter, Cheryl L. (Dennis) Hoffman of Warrenton, MO; granddaughters, Pamela Forester and Heather Kellar; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Kurish of Amherst.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Alice Bryner.
The family will receive friends Friday from 5 to 8 P.M. at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Ave., Elyria. A Memorial Service will be Saturday 10 A.M. at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 330 Second St., Elyria. Rev. Christina Kukuk will officiate. Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Congregational United Church of Christ, Elyria or Hospice of the Western Reserve, 424 Middle Ave., Elyria, OH 44035.