Thomas F. Ryan of Lowell
He was married to the late Patricia A. (Rafferty)Ryan, who died on June 27, 2011.
Born in Lowell, he was the son of the late Robert and Mary Ryan. He graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1949.
Thomas proudly served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He retired in 1987 from United States Postal Service of Lowell.
Thomas was a communicant of St. Marguerite D’Youville Parish of Dracut.
He was a member of the laborers Local 429 and the Korean War Veterans.
Thomas enjoyed fishing. His greatest joy was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his daughters, Patricia Riley of Lowell and Maggie and her husband, Robert Allard of Tyngsboro; sons, Thomas and his wife, Denise Ryan of Windham, NH and Sean and his wife, Christine Ryan of Lowell; brothers, William Ryan of Lowell, Michael and his wife, Marguerite Ryan of Tyngsboro; brothers-in-law, Daniel Kelley of Huron, OH, Andrew Moldoch of NJ and Brian Rafferty; sisters-in-law, Marjorie Rafferty and Ellie Rafferty; former sister-in-law, Maureen Ryan of Cambridge, MA; grandchildren, Kevin Riley, Kerry Espinola, Kaleigh Ryan, Sean Ryan, Shannon Ryan, Billy Allard and Haley Allard; great grandchildren, Logan Espinola, Aidan Espinola and Kevin Riley and many nieces and nephews.
He was father-in-law to the late Thomas Riley and the brother to Donald Ryan, Edward Ryan, Maureen Moldoch, Agnes Wojcukiewicz, Sheila Kelley and Barbara Silva.
Visiting hours Mon. 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Tues at 9A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10A.M. at St. Marguerite D’Youville Parish, Dracut. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.