Hugh Gerald RYAN
February 16, 1933 – September 21, 2015
Hugh was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia where he attended school moving to Saskatchewan in 1953. He retired from the Fire Services in 1986 and spent several glorious years travelling. He and Doreen wintered in Arizona until 2004 moving to BC in 2005.
He leaves behind to mourn his passing his loving wife of 59 years and 3 months, Doreen; children, Barb Ryan of Fox Creek, Alberta, Kevin Ryan of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, and Donovan (Jody) Ryan of Rihyad, Saudi Arabia; grandchildren, Scott, Mark, Todd, Thomas, Michelle, and Matthew; as well as many other family members in the Eastern provinces.
Hugh enjoyed most sports playing baseball, hockey, and curling in his early years. He was an avid golfer well into his retirement years. Hugh was known for his sense of humour and his animated joke telling.
The Lord has seen fit to end his suffering. He will be sadly missed by family and friends.
A Memorial Mass has taken place at the
Church of the Ascension in Parksville, BC.
To send a condolence to the family please visit www.yatesfuneral.ca
YATES FUNERAL SERVICE &
in care of arrangements.