James Ryan

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Ryan, James C. of Lancaster, NY passed away on November 17th, 2022 at the age of 86. Son of Mary Gladys (Staebell) and James P. Ryan. Beloved husband of Barbara M. Sonberg Ryan and the late Maryann Ryan (Nancy McBreen). Loving father of Richard (Shelia), Daniel (Jill), Lynn and Timothy (Emily). Dear stepfather of Robert E. Sonberg (Josephine), Jeffrey Sonberg (Gaby), Michael Sonberg (Sara) and Paul Sonberg. Dear brother of late Colleen (late Norm Howland), Sister Dolores Ryan R.S.M., Patrick (Mary) Ryan, William (late Diane) Ryan, Thomas (Mercie) Ryan, Bernadette (Lee) Reilly, Madonna (Charles) Stadolka, Pauline (Martin) Lougan and Christine (late John) Smith. Greatly loved and respected Papa to 21 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and cherished friends. Jim was an avid golfer and loved spending time with family and friends. The family will receive friends on Friday, November 25th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at FE Brown & Sons Funeral Home, 6575 E. Quaker St., Orchard Park, NY. Mass will be held at St. Mary of the Assumption, 1 St. Mary's Hill, Lancaster, NY on Saturday, November 26th at 9:30 a.m. Please meet at the church. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the National Kidney Foundation.

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, November 25, 2022
F. E. Brown Sons Funeral Home, Inc.
6575 East Quaker Street
Orchard Park, New York, United States


9:30 am
Saturday, November 26, 2022
St. Mary Of The Assumption
1 St. Mary's Hill
Lancaster, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Hillcrest Cemetery
S5223 Abbott Road
Hamburg, New York, United States
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