James M. Ryan
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North Andover, MA - James M. Ryan passed away peacefully on September 3, 2019, at the age of 61, following a long illness.
James was born on January 23, 1958, in Methuen, Mass., to Edward and Anne Marie (Tetler) Ryan. James was raised in North Andover and graduated from North Andover High School in 1976. James was employed at the Lawrence General Hospital for many years. He enjoyed time with his family and enjoyed traveling and his love of music.
James was preceded in death by his father Edward and his three brothers Robert, Richard and Shawn. He is survived by his mother Anne Marie; a sister Mary and husband James; sister-in-law Donna; brothers David, Thomas and wife Lisa, Michael and wife Karri; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A private Mass was celebrated on September 10. Any donations may be made to Saint Michael's Church, 196 Main Street, North Andover, Mass 01845. Arrangements are under the direction of the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 35 Merrimack Street, North Andover, MA. For online condolences, please visit us at www.breenfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 15, 2019


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Frank McIntosh
Sep 23, 2019
Hey Jim thanks for hanging out on the porch with me while waiting for Mike. I would sneak my beer in and you had your glass of wine.
Sorry to the Ryan family. Such a great family with heart!!
Sep 15, 2019
So sorry to hear about Jimmy. He was a friend of the Hilbert's in North Andover and came to visit us in Virginia and Texas.
Our prayers for JIm and the family
Anne Mottram
Sep 15, 2019
Dear Anne,

So sorry for your loss. Jim was always a special person to me. We had many fun times while working at LGH and even sharing an office at one time.

God Bless