RYAN, Jim - Suddenly at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Saturday, April 30, 2016, James Paul Ryan of Grand Bend formerly of London, age 65. Beloved husband of Suzanne. Loving father of Travis and Luke. Dear brother of Kathleen Hernacki. A Celebration of Jim’s Life will take place on Thursday, May 5 from 4 - 7 p.m. at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond. Remembrances of Jim at 6:00 p.m. Memorial contributions to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
May 1, 2016, 8:18 pm
Dear Suzanne and family, Please accept our sincere sympathy in the loss of your dear husband, father and brother. Jim will be missed by all who knew him. Ed, Marnie
Rick, Shelley, Andrea and Brian Horeczy
May 1, 2016, 8:23 pm
We are very sorry to hear about Jim. We have great memories of Jim and your Family at the cottage. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Rick, Shelley, Andrea and Brian Horeczy
Ed & Marlene (Marnie) Burnett
May 1, 2016, 8:25 pm
Dear Suzanne & family
Please accept our sincere sympathy in the loss of your dear husband, father and brother.
Jim will be missed by all who knew. Ed, Marnie and Family
May 1, 2016, 8:37 pm
Uncle Jim was taken to soon. He was an amazing man who always had a great smile and a generous laugh. His dedication and love of his family was an inspiration. I wish I could talk to you one more time - I miss you Uncle Jim!
Rebecca Postian Carnegie
May 2, 2016, 10:22 am
Suzanne and the entire Ryan family.
So shocked by the news.
Our deepest condolences to you all.
Adam Becker and Family
May 2, 2016, 10:57 am
Dear Suzanne, Travis and Luke, please accept my deepest condolences. I could always talk to Uncle Jim about teaching and sports for hours. He will be missed by all those who knew him. He is gone too soon, but he will be remembered forever.
Chelsey & Steve Hendriksen
May 2, 2016, 11:50 am
Suzanne, Travis and Luke, Steve and I are so sorry for your loss. I didn't know Jim well but could always spot him at Travis's football games with his backpack on, watching proudly. He was definitely blessed with a wonderful wife and children and I know he will be greatly missed.
Darlene and Patrick Dale
May 2, 2016, 1:42 pm
Dear Suzanne, Travis and Luke
This is truly a sad time for all of us, who knew you, your boys and Jim.
Jim was a kind compassionate person who always took the time to make sure his friends were alright.
He was always positive and had a great sense of Irish humour.
He was very proud of his two boys and what they have accomplished.
He loved his new home and golfing in Grand Bend.
He will be truly missed.
"An Irish Blessing"
May the Road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
Until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palms of His hands.
Darlene and Patrick Dale
Jennifer Jackson (Flacks) and Family
May 2, 2016, 2:49 pm
May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. Our most sincere condolences Aunt Sue, Luke and Travis. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
May 2, 2016, 10:43 pm
Our very sincere condolences to Suzanne, Travis and Luke. A sad loss of a good man, father, husband and a friend of ours for 40 years. He will be missed, especially on the Oakwood Golf Course. Robski - Brenda - Adam and Chris Guenther
May 3, 2016, 6:17 am
we would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Ryan family.
Mary Jane Prendergast
May 3, 2016, 9:32 am
My heart goes out to you Suzanne and your family. A very sad time. I had such a good time working with Jim at St. Thomas More. So sorry for you loss, Mary Jane
Jenny (Kelly) Attewell
May 3, 2016, 11:38 am
Dear Suzanne, I am so very sorry to hear the news about Jim. My heartfelt condolences go out to you, Travis, Luke and your families. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.
City Clerk\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Election Team
May 3, 2016, 1:27 pm
On behalf of the City of London Election Team, I would like to express our deepest sympathy to Suzanne, Luke and Travis with the suddenly loss of Jim. Jim will always be fondly remembered as a Inspector Extraordinaire during the 2010 and 2014 Municipal Election. He always brought a smile and a story to the Election Team when we needed it the most. We don't know what we will do without him in 2018
May 3, 2016, 10:24 pm
Please accept my sincere sorrow for you Suzanne and your boys at this difficult time. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your extended family. May God blessings be with you.
Mike, Pat and Emily Stapleton
May 4, 2016, 12:06 am
We are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing.
We hope that all the wonderful memories you shared as a family will be a comfort to you at such a sad time.
Pat, Mike and Emily Stapleton
(of the Northridge and Lucas Schools Community)
May 4, 2016, 3:16 pm
Suzanne, Luke, Travis and all the Ryan family. I was so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Jimmy. We met many years ago in Grand Bend and quickly became friends. His smile and laugh will be remembered by many. "The Hounds" have lost a special member, and the heavens have gained one.
My deepest condolences.
Tom Thomas (aka T.Square) Calgary, Alberta
Peter and Brenda Haist
May 4, 2016, 3:23 pm
Please accept our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Mary (Gorman) & Grant Maidment
May 4, 2016, 5:31 pm
We were so sorry to hear of Jim's sudden passing....way too soon. Our sincere condolences go out to all of Jim's family, and to Kathleen also. So hard to lose a husband,father, and sibling so suddenly. Although we have not connected for some time, we have many memories of our 1st cousin(s) on the LaFrance side. Our thoughts and payers are with you ...may your memories comfort you during this difficult time. Mary (Gorman) Maidment
May 4, 2016, 8:43 pm
Dear Suzanne, Travis and Luke, so sorry to hear the news about Jim. May loving memories comfort you at this time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Deb
Brendalee Andrachuk (Gorman)
May 6, 2016, 7:47 am
Dear Suzanne and family,
We were so very sorry to hear of Jim's sudden death. While we have not connected for a number of years with Jim and your family, we have many happy memories of our families spending time together in the 50's and 60's. The Gorman Family sends our sincere condolences and prayers for the Ryan family.
Hugs to all,
Brendalee and Mike Andrachuk
Ralph and Pat Maicki
May 6, 2016, 11:33 am
So very sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing.
Our hearts go out to Suzanne, Travis and Luke - along with his nephews - Brian, Paul and Michael.....and sister Kathleen.
He will certainly be missed.
Cheryl, Dave, Ashey and Ryan Brissette
May 10, 2016, 12:56 pm
Our deep and heartfelt sympathy on the loss of Jim. We were so shocked to hear of his passing and want you to know how very sorry we are. He was a wonderful man and we thought the world of him.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Big hugs!
June 8, 2016, 10:42 pm
My deepest condolences to the entire Ryan family. Mr. Jim Ryan was my grade 7 teacher at St. Bernadette's. He was such a lovely, kind caring man. He took our class on a fantastic trip to Toronto and brought me to see my first Blue Jays game live. I ran into several years ago and was proud to let him know that I had become a teacher too. Rest in peace.
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