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Bruce Ryan

July 26, 1948 ~ July 4, 2017 (age 68)

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Mr. Bruce James Ryan, 68, of Accomack County, VA, formerly of Putnam Valley, NY, died Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

Born July 26, 1948 in New York, he was a son of the late James Ryan and Lillian Loughlin Ryan.  Bruce proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps; enjoyed gardening, artwork and antiques; was an avid car buff; loved animals; and retired from law enforcement.

Survivors include a daughter, Stefani Kelly (David Wright), and son, David Ryan (wife Jennifer), all of New York; a grandson, Liam J. Ryan; a sister, Ellen Ryan (Bill Tanis) of Florida; two brothers, Dennis Ryan (Kathy Ruela) of New Jersey, and Kevin Ryan (wife Morgan) of Pennsylvania; his beloved pups, Miss Daisy and Rico; and six nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son-in-law, Brian J. Kelly.

To honor Bruce’s military service, a private interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the S.P.C.A., P.O. Box 164, Onley, VA  23418.

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Arrangements by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home, Onancock, VA.

Charitable donations may be made to:

PO Box 164, Onley VA 23418

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