William John Ryan
Celebration of Life

Friday, January 3, 2020 from 4-7 pm Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 Cobourg

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William John Ryan

June 8, 1948 - December 22, 2019

Peacefully on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, in his 72nd year. Beloved husband and best friend of Beverley. Loving father of Shannon and Elizabeth Ryan; and step-father of Lee (Rick) Toomey and Shannon (Tony) Mellow. Cherished Papa of Andrew, Nicholas, Jack, Liam, Harrison, Griffin, Lily, Matthew, Cody, Nathan, Cameron, Taylor and great grandfather of Kingsley. Brother of Katie Ryan and brother-in-law of Dave. Nephew of Phyllis. He will be sadly missed by Connie. The family would like to thank Dr. Caldwell, Dr. Parijian and nursing staff of Lakeridge Health Oshawa and Northumberland Hills Hospital. A celebration of William’s life will be held on Friday, January 3, 2020 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #133, Cobourg. A private interment will take place in the Heritage Cemetery of St. Peter. Donations to the SickKids Foundation or Legion Village - Br 133 Supportive Housing would be appreciated.

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Don Emond - January 17, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Legion Village - Br 133 Supportive Housing

Jeremy Forward - January 10, 2020

Bill, I’m very glad to have known you and to have enjoyed your ready humour and engaging smile. You will be missed by your lovely family and many friends . But you will remain in the hearts of all of us ... and you will be remembered as a kind and loyal friend who has made us all laugh and enjoy this time we spend together. Thank you for your friendship and positive spirit .

Scott Tuttle - January 3, 2020

I am unable to make the celebration of life, but would like to send my condolences to all families. May he Rest In Peace.Scott Tuttle

Cynthia Switzer - January 1, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Lakeridge Health Foundation

The Roman Family - December 31, 2019

Sending our prayers and deepest sympathies to all friends and family. We didn’t know Bill personally, but he certainly sounded like a generous and caring man. God Bless

The Roman Family - December 31, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

SickKids Foundation

Jim Jubenville - December 30, 2019

Thinking of you and your family during this time of sadness .

Marjorie hunter - December 30, 2019

So sorry for your loss Beverly , thinking of you at this sad timeMarjorie

Gil Brocanier - December 30, 2019

So sorry for your loss Bev,we have been thinking of you over the past few days. He was a great guy and enjoyed by all. Sorry we can't make the celebration of life as we will be out of the country.

John Klasen - December 29, 2019

So saddened to read of Bill's passing. We are living in Calgary now so will not be able to attend his celebration of life. He will always be in our thoughts

Donald E. Jones - December 29, 2019

Bev and family. I will always have good memories of Bill.,for example his sense of humour . I picture him laughing uncontrollably, his face red and tears streaming down his cheeks. The laughter contagious. He brightened many dull or difficult days.Our sincere condolences.Don and Mary Jones

Wendy and Bill McAllister - December 29, 2019

Our sincere condolences Beverley and family. Saddened to hear of Bill's passing. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this very difficult time.

Russ kerr - December 28, 2019

So sorry for your loss Bev ..the tigers lost a good fan also R.i.p. Bill

Maggie and Graham McKessick - December 28, 2019

Bec and family, so sorry for your loss. Sincere condolences.

JOAN & ALEX FERGUSON - December 28, 2019

Bev please accept our deepest condolences it’s so sad to hear about Bill’s passing. We express our sincere sympathy to you and the family.

Jennifer Jones - December 27, 2019

Enjoyed my youth hanging around the house on Westwood. Bill’s contagious smile & love of music!Gave me my first concert stadium experience & 1 & only limo ride to Madonna Blonde Ambition Tour!Thinking of your families Shannon, Elizabeth, Katie, Bev & Connie at this difficult time.

Keith Boundy - December 27, 2019

RIP Billy,ourcondolences to your family.

Cheryl and Marcel Van Der Aa - December 26, 2019

Shannon and Elizabeth, we are so sorry to hear of your Father’s passing. We hope that your happy memories will help to get you through this sad time. Our thoughts are with you and your families. Sincerely, Cheryl and Marcel Van Der Aa

Ron Johnson - December 25, 2019

Condolences to the family.Bill will be fondly remembered from our golf experiences.

dave atkinson - December 24, 2019

Bev,and Bill,s family just heard of Bill,s passing.So sad to hear of this ,Bill and i spent a lot of hours at work together he sure knew his job and tried to teach me ,i guess that,s why we spend so much time together. All my best to you at this time of sorrow

Phil and Carole Fardella - December 23, 2019

Bev, Our thoughts are with you at this time of sorrow. Our deepest sympathies to all the family. Phil and Carole Fardella

Grace Clouthier - December 23, 2019

So sorry to hear about Bill. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this time. Love to all. Grace