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JOHN A. RYAN Obituary
RYAN, John A. Of West Roxbury, August 14, 2016. Born in Cloonkell, Galway, Ireland in 1926 to Michael and Nora Ryan. Beloved husband of 64 years of Bridget (McDonagh). Loving father of Michael and wife Joanne, Sean and wife Joanne, Maureen Palermo and husband Charles, Kathleen Deely, Joanne Coughlin and husband John. Grandfather of Brendan Ryan and his wife Niki, Christopher Ryan and his wife Jennifer, Karyn Healey and her husband Keith, Emily Dellon and her husband Brian, Ryan, Kelly and Hayley Coughlin, and Karina and Colleen Deely, and the late Sean Ryan, Mark, Daniel and Lisa Palermo. Great-grandfather of Cormac, Jacob, Owen, Spencer and Johanna Ryan, Ryan, Theresa, and Nora Healey, Fletcher and Mabel Dellon. Brother of Eileen Dunne, Margaret Looney, Mary Flynn, Anne Meehan, Frank Ryan and the late Theresa Greelish, Patrick, Thomas, Michael, and James Ryan. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre St., West Roxbury, Thursday, August 18th at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Theresa Church at 10 o'clock. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8pm. Relatives & friends invited. Interment Mt. Benedict Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in John's memory to Hearts for Hope, c/o Jayne Davis, 18 Bragg Rd., Foxboro, MA 02035 or The Daniel C. Palermo Scholarship Fund, c/o Hays & Skerry, 31 Milk St., Boston, MA 02109. For directions and guestbook, visit: www.gormleyfuneral.com William J. Gormley Funeral Service 617-323-8600
Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 16, 2016
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