Joseph "Art" Ryan
RYAN, JOSEPH ARTHUR "ART" - Joseph Arthur "Art" Ryan passed away Monday morning, December 17, 2012, after a short illness, in Ottawa, ON. Art was born in Saint John, NB, on February 24, 1929, the youngest son of the late William M. Ryan, K.C., M.P., and the late Mary Alice (Duston) Ryan. An alumnus of St. Francis Xavier University and the University of New Brunswick, Facility of Law (1952), he was a former member of the Barristers Society of New Brunswick and the Federal Lawyers' Club. He was a civil servant with the former Revenue Canada, Customs and Excise, from 1955 until his retirement in 1987. He was predeceased by his brothers, Honourable Mr. Justices Henry E. and William F. Ryan, and a sister, Doreen McCann. He is survived by his loving wife, Marie Irene Ryan (Fleming) and his devoted son, Dr. Michael Joseph Ryan, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may pay respects at Kelly Funeral Home. Walkley Chapel, 1255 Walkley Rd., Ottawa, On, Saturday, December 22, after 10am, followed by a Funeral Service to Resurrection of Our Lord, 1940 Saunderson Dr. for Mass of Christian Funeral at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated.