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Richard J. Ryan

September 30, 1943 - June 9, 2017

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Richard J. "Dick" Ryan - Lynn

Richard J. "Dick" Ryan, age 73 of Lynn, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017 at CareOne Nursing Home in Peabody. Dick was born on September 30, 1943 in Boston. He was the son of the late, Patrick and Mary (Cassidy) Ryan. He was raised and educated in Everett and graduated from Everett Vocational School. Dick served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era and was honorably discharged. Though Dick had many occupations over the years, he truly enjoyed his time as a bus driver...

Richard J. "Dick" Ryan - Lynn

Richard J. "Dick" Ryan, age 73 of Lynn, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017 at CareOne Nursing Home in Peabody. Dick was born on September 30, 1943 in Boston. He was the son of the late, Patrick and Mary (Cassidy) Ryan. He was raised and educated in Everett and graduated from Everett Vocational School. Dick served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era and was honorably discharged. Though Dick had many occupations over the years, he truly enjoyed his time as a bus driver for many years for the City of Chelsea School Department. He loved to be active and spend time outdoors. He especially enjoyed his morning walks along Lynn Beach. Dick would also enjoy going biking and taking a nice hike. Dick prided himself on staying up on current events and loved to have a good political debate with his family and friends.

Dick is survived by his daughter, Karen A. Ryan of Concord, NH, his sister, Kathleen Giberti of Beverly and his brother, Paul Ryan and his wife, Rike of Plano, TX. His grandsons; John Kaligandis and Andrew Kaligandis of Concord, NH as well as many nieces and nephews also survive him. He was predeceased by his son, David Ryan, his brother, James Ryan and his sister, Theresa Waite.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dick's Memorial Service on Friday, June16, 2017. Visitation will be held from 6 - 7 and a service will follow at 7 PM. Burial will take place at a later date, at the convenience of the family. Please visit www.cuffemcginn.com for directions, or to sign the on-line guest book.