Michael D Bruzgis

(Sep 26, 1978 to Dec 1, 2012)

Staff Sgt. Michael Bruzgisrnof Delanco, formerly ofrnSecaucus, N.J., died Saturday,rnDec. 1, 2012 while serving inrnthe United States Army.rnHe served with distinctionrnfor two tours of duty in Iraqrnand one tour of duty in Afghanistan,rnwhere he earned twornArmy Commendation Medals,rnthe National Defense ServicernMedal, the Afghanistan CampaignrnMedal with two BronzernService Stars, the Iraq CampaignrnMedal with BronzernService Star, and the GlobalrnWar on Terrorism ServicernMedal.rnSSgt. Bruzgis is survivedrnby his mother, Harriettrn(Kramer) Bruzgis; his brothers,rnThomas and Christopher;rnand two nieces, Emily andrnElizabeth.rnHe was preceded in deathrnby his father, Thomas BruzgisrnSr.rnSSgt. Bruzgis dedicatedrnhis life to the service of ourrncountry, but also was a dedicatedrnson, brother, uncle andrnfriend and had a tremendousrnimpact on so many lives, includingrnbefriending and consolingrnof the surviving familyrnmembers of fallen soldiers.rnSSgt. Bruzgis had specializedrntraining in several fields,rnincluding but not limited torn”Pathfinder” and “Paratrooper,”rnand cross trained inrnAmerican and foreign weapons.rnThe family will receiverntheir friends from 2 to 6 p.m.rnon Monday, Dec. 10 at MackrnMemorial Home, 1245 PatersonrnPlank Rd., Secaucus, NJrn07094. SSgt. Bruzgis will haverna second visitation at thernSweeney Funeral Home, 337rnBridgeboro St., Riverside, NJrn08075 on Tuesday, Dec. 11rnfrom 6 to 9 p.m. and again onrnWednesday, Dec. 12 from 9 torn10 a.m. A Mass of ChristianrnBurial will follow at 10:30rna.m. at Jesus the Good ShepherdrnChurch (St. Peter’s Site),rn101 Middleton St., Riverside.rnSSgt. Bruzgis will be laid tornrest in Arlington NationalrnCemetery in Virginia.rn

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    Rest in Peace Staff Sgt. Michael Bruzgis.rnWe Thank You for your service.rnOur Hearts and Prayers are with the Family and Loved one of this Staff Sgt. Michael Bruzgis during these hard time. rnPeace and God Bless you all.rnrnRich and SandyrnWarriors Watch Riders NJ

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