Kevin R. Ryan, 57

May 12, 2022

Kevin R. Ryan, 57, of Wareham died Monday, May 9, 2022 at Tobey Hospital unexpectedly after a long battle with COPD.

Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Marianne (Jörg) and Robert Ryan. A longtime resident of Wareham, he graduated from Wareham High School, Class of 1982.

Kevin was an iron worker and a member of Iron Workers Local 7 in Boston. He would proudly share stories with his children of his work in Boston on projects such as the “Big Dig” and hanging the John Hancock sign at Fenway Park.

He was a member of the White Island Pond Association and enjoyed spending time on White Island pond with his dearest family and friends. He had an entire village of support and people who loved him. Kevin also enjoyed watching the Boston Bruins.

Survivors include his children, Kevin R. Ryan, II and his wife Nina of Teaticket, Nicholas P. Ryan and his wife Leeanne of Cumberland, RI, Michele N. Ryan and Emily A. Ryan both of Wareham; his siblings, Ingrid Marino of Waltham, Jake Ryan of Braintree, Joseph Ryan and Margaret Ryan both of Wareham, Patricia Robbins of Plymouth and Tracey Ross of Canton; his grandchildren, Zendaya, Kevin III and Ariana Ryan. He was predeceased by his brothers, the late Robert Ryan and James Ryan.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit at Chapman Funerals & Cremations – Wareham, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Rt. 28), Wareham on Monday, May 16, 2022 from 4 – 7 PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tues., May 17th at St. Patrick’s Church, High St., Wareham at 10 AM.  Those attending are asked to go directly to church.  Interment will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Wareham.

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