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Francis (Frank) Ryan

December 16, 1953 — February 19, 2022

Francis (Frank) Ryan entered into eternal life on February 19, 2022. Frank was born in Elizabeth, NJ, on December 16, 1953. He was a graduate of Roselle Catholic High School.

Frank worked many years as a Manufacturing Manager in the Carbide Industry, but the work he loved the best was anything involving soccer. He was a member of the Roselle Catholic High School State Championship Soccer Team in 1970. Later, he went on to coach high school soccer and was a Certified Referee for high school and travel games. Frank had recently retired to Florida where he pursued his interests in chess and poker tournaments.

Frank was predeceased by his parents, Francis and Catherine Ryan.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Tracy Ryan;

son, Liam Ryan, his wife, April, and their children Madeleine and Reece;

daughter, Holly Schlakman and her husband, Michael;

sister, Margaret Pucci, her husband, Russell and their children Catherine Pucci Schmitt (goddaughter), her husband, Christian, and Charlie Pucci and his wife, Anna;

brother, Edward Ryan, his wife, Heidi, and their children Corey, his wife, Marissa; Drew, and Reece; along with many loving cousins and friends. Frank was a loving son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather who always put his family first, as well as a true friend to everyone he knew.

From His Loving Wife

February 25, 2022

I wish we All could have

a little piece of him,

because Each and Everyone of Us was

a little piece of him.

All the stories that he told

you heard them once or twice

I had the privilege to hear them

almost every time.

We are the stories that made his life

the things we did for Fun

Each of you has your stories

I have Everyones.

I got to hear them many times

His smile it always shone

I know we were with him

the day God took him Home.

Thank you for the Memories,

His Loving Wife

for Forever and A Day

In lieu of flowers donations in Francis' memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

There will be a Celebration of Life in Florida on April 25, 2022. Details to follow.

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