Obituary of Pat Ryan
It is with great sadness that the family of Patrick Daniel O’Connell Ryan (Pat) of Westville, announces his sudden death due to a heart attack while on a visit to Ottawa.
Pat was the son of Frank and Doris (Graham) Ryan.
He is survived by his sister Barbara, brotherin-law Rick Liss, nephew Michael Liss, brother Bob Ryan, sister-in-law Arlene (Gregory) Ryan, nephew Sean Ryan, niece Jenny (Ryan) Wright, grand nephew Ryan Wright and many, many cousins.
Pat being very talented, had many careers beginning at CKEC as a radio announcer before moving to ATV to announce the weather and then as news editor. He was the designer and coordinator of the waterfront redevelopment for Pictou and New Glasgow and was very happy to have been part of the construction of the famous Samson Trail. Between jobs he attended culinary school and became a terrific chef. Then he was Constituency Assistant to Clarrie MacKinnon, MLA Pictou East. Pat will be greatly missed by his many friends and relatives.
Visitation will be on Sunday, October 3 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm and then again Monday, October 4 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. at Eagles Funeral Home and not at his residence as previous stated. Internment will be on Monday, October 4 at 5:30 pm at Christ the King Cemetery, on Oak St, Trenton. Instead of flowers, Pat would appreciate donations to Diabetic or Mental Health Research.