Shawn E. Ryan


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Easthampton, MA - On Saturday, August 17, 2019, Shawn E. Ryan, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at the age of 58 after a short battle with cancer. Shawn was born on September 5, 1960, in Lawrence, Mass., to Edward and Anne (Tetler) Ryan and raised in North Andover, Mass. He received his bachelor's degree in business management from Westfield State University in 2000 and worked for Mestek Incorporated for 25 years in the production office. Shawn loved life and his family. His wife Donna (Calkins) Ryan and children Patrick and Anne were the light of his life. Shawn was known throughout Easthampton and North Andover communities whether it be from his time volunteering with the Knights of Columbus and other church events or from being involved with both of his children's schools' sports. Shawn was an avid reader and known for his love of history. He was adored for his quick wit, personable spirit, and infectious smile. Anyone who was fortunate enough to know him, knew how genuine his soul was. Shawn is preceded in death by his father Edward and his two brothers, Robert and Richard. He is survived by his mother Anne; wife Donna; his two children, Patrick and Anne; his twin brother David; brothers Thomas and wife Lisa, James, Michael and his wife Karri; his sister Mary and husband James, and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. A service was held in Easthampton on Saturday, August, 24, 2019. All donations can be made to Our Lady of the Valley Church in Easthampton, Mass.
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The Dorin family
Sep 11, 2019
Our deepest condolences to ALL of the Ryan family. Patty , Frankie, Jim Dorin
Mary Puopolo
Sep 07, 2019
Hearing this news miles away does not lessen the impact sorry for your loss. Keeping good thoughts for you and the rest of your familyand our prayers go out to you
Jannell Walsh
Sep 04, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear of Shawn's passing.
I remember him at St. Michael's always smiling. My prayers to the Ryan family.
Carol Cunningham
Sep 04, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the Ryan family. Shawn and Robert I knew best. God bless you all.
Shawn Murphy
Sep 04, 2019
I haven’t seen Shawn in many years but I do remember that smile and what a great guy he was
I will keep his family in my prayers so sorry for your loss
Fred lumb
Sep 04, 2019
Sean was such a part of the chadwick boys, we will miss you playing 45's, but we will see you on the other side. So sorry for your loss Ryan family. ❤🙏🙏
Sep 02, 2019
Julie and I are sorry to hear of Shawns passing. Our prayers to the Ryan family
Bill & Julie Hilbert
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Linda and Rick Cooney
Sep 02, 2019
To Mary and family,
Our deepest sympathies for your loss of Shawn. We are praying for him and his family.