Hugh George Ryan, 67 of Truro Road, Westville passed away suddenly on Monday, February 8, 2016 at his home.
Born in New Glasgow, on July 19th, 1949, he was the son of the late George and Marie (MacDonald) Ryan.
In his earlier working days, he worked for General Electric in Ontario and later moved to PEI where he operated his own store from 1969-1975. He returned to Pictou County in 1975 working at Clark Tire, briefly at Eastern Tire, and occasionally at Pinkerton Security and Maritime Steel. In 1978 he became employed as a die setter at Hawker Siddeley and retiring from Trenton Works.
He will be sadly missed by his wife Geraldine; daughter Heather (Alan); sons Junior (Liz); Jay (Nancy); grandchildren Justin Gratto, Xiaia and Phoenix Fraser; sisters Ann Lennon; Rita Paddon, Kathleen "Kit" Betts, Mary Anne Corning; Josie Forshner, Ella Mae Brightman, and Eleanor Halliday (Richard); brothers, John (Diane), Alex (Karen); and Michael (Connie) Ryan; and aunt and uncle Josie and Adrian Piek.
He was predeceased by brother Archie Ryan, sister, Jessie Burke; infant sister, Bernadette.
Cremation has taken place.
His family will receive visitors on Thursday, February 11, from 6-9 pm at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville .
There will be no funeral service.