Obituary for Kenneth Gerald Brean Ryan
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Ken passed away peacefully with Irish music playing, in the Yarmouth Regional Hospital, on Thursday, May 13th, 2021, at the age of 82. Born June 13th, 1938, in Mulgrave NS, he was the son of the late Earl and Irene (Moore) Ryan. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elaine (Amirault) Ryan, his children, Christopher Ryan, London Ont., Mike (Kim) Ryan, Yarmouth NS, Kelly (Rick) Atkinson, Wedgeport NS and a sister, Kerry Boudreau, Yarmouth NS. Proud Grandfather to Mallory, Chelsea, Christian, Kirk, Catheryn, Jack, Emma and Danny. Besides his parents, Ken was predeceased by a granddaughter, Megan Atkinson. Ken retired as Chief Steward aboard the Marine Atlantic ferry, the MV Bluenose, after 40 years of service. He was happiest being in the woods hunting, fishing, four-wheeling, being with friends at his hunting camp and drinking coffee with his gang at Tim’s. The family would like to thank, the staff of Villa Saint-Joseph du Lac for the excellent care and kindness shown to Ken, especially the staff of the Milo Villa. As per Ken’s wishes, cremation has taken place, with interment at a later date. Condolences for the family can be made at Sweeny’s Funeral Home, with donations in Ken’s memory being made to the Villa Saint-Joseph du Lac Foundation, the Wedgeport Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 155, or to a charity of your choice.Online condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, or you may sign the guestbook online at www.sweenysfuneralhome.net
An Old Irish Blessing
May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind always be at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
And rain fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.