Obituary: William Edward “Bill” Ryan

William Edward “Bill” Ryan, retired from Pitney Bowes, Inc., husband of Joan Veronica (Siegwart) Ryan, died Aug. 24.

Born Sept. 9, 1929, in Utica, N.Y., to the late Clarence and Gertrude Kennerknecht Ryan; U.S. Air Force.

Survived by four sons and their wives, William and Anne (Maloney) Ryan, James and Mary Anne (Zdinak) Ryan, Kenneth and Kathleen (Bulman) Ryan, and Thomas and Robin (Mead) Ryan, and seven grandchildren.

Also predeceased by sisters, Catherine Irene (Ryan) Darby, and Elizabeth Jane (Ryan) Hodge, brothers, Clarence James Ryan, Donald Francis Ryan, and Richard Thomas Ryan, and father-in-law, Gustav Siegwart.

Visiting hours: Friday, Sept. 2, 4-8 p.m., Spadaccino and Leo P.Gallagher & Son Community Funeral Home, Monroe. Services: Saturday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m., St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Trumbull. Burial will be Saturday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m., in Holy Trinity Cemetery in Utica (Yorkville), N.Y. A memorial mass will follow at noon at St. Joseph’s and St. Patrick’s Church in Utica, N.Y.

Memorial contributions: Masonicare Hospice or Catholic Charities of Fairfield County.