Obituary – James Henry Ryan
Contributed to Genealogy Pit Stop
By Bonnie Baker Ryan
November 12, 1996
CHESTER – James Henry Ryan 78 of the Fox Nursing Home died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1996, at City Hospital following a brief illness.
He was born in New Cumberland Dec. 30, 1917, a son of the late James R. and Emma Stump Ryan.
He was employed as a maintenance worker at the T. K. Roofing in Chester before retirement. He served with the U. S. Army during World War II. He was a member of American Legion Post 121 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 35265 in New Cumberland. He was a Protestant.
He is survived by a brother, Robert J. Ryan of Chester, and a sister, Bertha Hefner of East Liverpool.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Everett Ryan and Ed Ryan; and three sisters, Minnie Ryan, Lessie Edwards and Pauline Mercer.
The Rev. Mark R. Wilds will conduct services at 1 p.m. Friday at the Turley Funeral Home of New Cumberland. Burial will be in Locust Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.