Wayne David Bruchey, of Brunswick, and formerly of Frederick, passed away on Oct. 9. Born on Aug. 13, 1943, son of late Melvin D.(Pete) and Margaret Murphy Bruchey. Grandson of the late William and Ruth Bruchey.
Wayne worked for Frederick Iron and Steel. He was a Frederick City Police officer and was the first K-9 handler. He worked at Frederick Memorial Hospital until his retirement in 2007. He was a marksman, avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife Thelma (Wilson) Bruchey, son Ronald (Ron) and Phoulina of Brunswick, daughter Shari Henderson and Bruce of Frederick; three granddaughters Elizabeth Thibadeau, Alexis Bruchey and Carly Bruchey, a brother David Bruchey (Darlene).
His body was donated to science to help find a cure for dementia. There will be a celebration of life at a later date. The family would like to thank EMT’s and neighbors who helped Wayne.