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Dr. Merle F. Rydesky

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“Our sincere condolences to the Rydesky family for the passing of "Doc Pete". Mark and I had the pleasure of meeting Doc through my mother in law,...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Mark & Cindy Pfeiffer - Ft. Wayne, IN

“The National Medical and Dental Association sends our deepest sympathies to the Rydesky family. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Bernice Iwinski - friend

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the Dr. Merle F. (Pete) Rydesky family . It was always a pleasure talking with Dr. Rydesky for whatever occasion...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Sandra Nigoghosian - Dearborn, MI

“May his memory forever be a blessing!He was a true scholar and a gentleman And we will miss him!Love, lesley and Barry feldman ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the Dr Rydesky's family. Dr. Pete made being paramedic in the early days (1972) an easier job for us all. Will think of you often...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“RIP Dr. Pete, you were one of my heroes during the early EMS days. Enjoyed working with you. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Ed DeLoney - Royal Oak, MI

“Dr. Merle was one of my favorite customers. He entertained everyone in the room with his funny jokes, bright smile and warm laughter. He helped so...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Cora S. - Davisburg, MI

8 of 11 | Posted by: Peter Rydesky

“There are many doctors but very few physicians. Dr. Pete was a physician. I will never forget the generosity and kindness that Pete and his Mom...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Terrence Parker - Pittsburgh, PA

10 of 11 | Posted by: Terrence Parker - Pittsburgh, PA

“Dear doctor:May you rest nowYou were the best,the very best, ER doctor I have ever worked with and for. We nurses trusted you, respected your...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Rosemary McCormick - Holly, MI

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Dr. Rydesky passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Dr. Rydesky was a resident of Michigan at the time of passing.

Merle was a Captain in the United States Army, stationed in Ft. Wayne, IN during the Vietnam War.

Visitation Monday, April 16th, 3pm-8pm with a 7pm Scripture Service at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. In state Tuesday, April 17th, 10:30am until time of Funeral Mass 11am at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 4300 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfield Township.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in his name.