James F. Ryan, 88, of Orange, beloved husband of Irma Ryan, passed away peacefully on March 27, 2016. He was born in New Haven, CT on October 22, 1927 to the late John and Harriet Anderson Ryan.
Jim proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. After his retirement as an accountant with International Instruments, he hung up his suit and spent his time outdoors and camping at The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Campgrounds. He was a skilled carpenter and family man. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Jim leaves behind his loving wife, Irma Ryan; children, Ruth Ryan Baraquin, Catherine (James) Richards, Margaret Ryan, Joseph (Carolyn) Ryan; grandchildren, Megan (Matt) Ramos, Michael and Amy Baraquin, Shauna Richards, Anthony and Ryan Linsley, Joseph Moncheski, and James, Stephanie, Allison, and Kevin Ryan; great-grandchildren, Patrick Bruneau and Madelyn Linsley.
A funeral service with full military honors was held on March 30, 2016 at Orange Center Cemetery, Orange, CT. The Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad Street, Milford, CT was in charge of the arrangements. To leave online condolences, please visit www.codywhitefuneralservice.com.