Paul Ryan


Paul J.

Paul J. Ryan, 80, of Flagler Beach, Florida passed away May 19, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 7, 1932, in Chicopee, MA to Allan (Sarah LeClair) Ryan. Paul served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War. He married Pauline M. Belanger on May 20, 1961, in Saco, Maine. Paul relocated to Perrysburg, Ohio where he served as a General Manager for Friendly's Ice Cream and Red Lobster Restaurants, retiring in 1997. Paul and Pauline retired moving to North Carolina, and later to Flagler Beach. He was an avid Boston Sports Fan, and shared that love of sports with his family.

Paul is Survived by his wife, Pauline; children, Michael (Lida) Ryan, Denise (Lauren Potempa) Ryan, Deborah (Matt) Mains, Patti Ann (Joseph McCann) Kelly; grandchildren, Noah and Kellin Ryan, Lindsey, and Morgan Kelly, and Nikolas, and Jordan Mains and his mother-in-law, Rose Belanger.

Memorial Services will be Saturday, May 25, 2013, at 7:45 p.m. at Santa Maria del Mar Catholic Church. Burial will be in Jacksonville National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation ( or A Sister's Hope (

Published in Toledo Blade from May 23 to May 24, 2013