Darren Paul Rybka, Sr., 54, of Porter Corners, NY was taken to his eternal resting place on January 22, 2021 after
losing his fight to Covid-19. He is predeceased by his brother and best friend, John M. Rybka, Jr., who was also granted
eternal rest on January 4, 2021.
Darren was born in Hudson, NY, to John Sr. and Pamela (Davis) Rybka on February 4, 1966. He graduated from Ichabod
Crane in 1984, where he was a four-sport athlete and immediately enlisted in the United States Army where he served
until 1987, doing a tour of duty in Korea. He currently worked as a Senior Project Manager with Creative Sports Concepts.
Darren, along with his two sons and their love for horses, partnered in owning, training, and racing harness horses.
Darren was a loving father to two sons, Darren Jr. and Steven, both of Saratoga, NY, survived by his parents, John and
Pamela Rybka of Kinderhook, NY, a sister, Michelle Pullen (Michael) of Palmetto, FL, and his significant other of nine years,
Kelly Clark, of Porter Corners, NY. He is also survived by his nephew Jeremy (Solomia) Pullen, his nieces Alli (Mavist)
Frederick and McKenzie Rybka, and his great nieces Milah and Paisley. Also surviving is his Godmother, Maryann Kovalich
of Hudson, NY. Darren was predeceased by both his paternal and maternal grandparents, Michael and Claire Rybka and Maurice and Katharine
There will be a celebration of life for both Darren and his brother, John in the future. Aeeargements are under the direction of the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Valatie.