Timothy Ryan
Wednesday
15
May

Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Michael E. Brown Funeral Services
2333 Fenner Road
Cazenovia, New York, United States
Thursday
16
May

Mass of Christian Burial

9:00 am
Thursday, May 16, 2019
St. James Catholic Church
6 Green Street
Cazenovia, New York, United States
Thursday
16
May

Burial

10:15 am
Thursday, May 16, 2019
St. James Cemetery
Lincklaen Road
Cazenovia, New York, United States

Memorial Contributions

Robert Ryan Scholarship Fund in memory of Timothy L. Ryan c/o Cazenovia Central School District 31 Emory Ave. Cazenovia, NY 13035

Obituary of Timothy L. Ryan

          Timothy L.  Ryan, 69, of Cazenovia, NY, died peacefully at his home Saturday, May 11, 2019.  Tim was born February 7, 1950, the second youngest son of James L and Elizabeth Dwyer Ryan. He was a graduate of Cazenovia High School in 1968 and was known for his outstanding athletic achievements, lettering in four sports and the recipient of numerous awards, notably for football (NYS Upstate 1st Team 1967, Prep All American Hall of Fame Honorable Mention 1968 and inducted into the Cazenovia Central School District Hall of Fame in 2016).  He attended Ithaca College on a football scholarship and graduated in 1972 with a B.S. degree in Physical Education. Tim taught and coached at Lafayette High School and at Onondaga Nation School in Nedrow, and he was a former member of the Owahgena Hose Company of the Cazenovia Fire Department. Tim retired in 2001 following a stroke. Tim was an exceptional and loving father and brother, faithfully strong, fiercely independent, and always sought his own direction in life.

          Tim is survived by his daughter, Lindsay (Jerry) Ryan Anthony and his son, Matthew (Katie) Ryan; his sisters Barbara Bennett, Elizabeth McDermott, and Margaret (Pat) Clancy, his brother, James (Sue) and twin brother, Richard, along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his brothers Robert and John, and by his niece Molly Bennett.

          A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019, at St. James Catholic Church, 6 Green St., Cazenovia. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 7pm Wednesday at Michael E. Brown Funeral Services 2333 Fenner Rd., Cazenovia. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Robert Ryan Scholarship Fund in memory of Timothy L. Ryan c/o Cazenovia Central School District, 31 Emory Ave., Cazenovia, NY 13035. To leave a message of sympathy for the Ryan family please visit www.michaelebrownfuneralservices.com

 

 

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