Ryan, Cecil

RYAN, Cecil

1939 - 2020


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Cecil (Red) Ryan, on Monday February 10, 2020 at the age of 80 years. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 57 years Ghislaine (née St-Jacques). He will be deeply missed by his children, Susan (Marcel), Ronnie and Linda (Barry). Cherished grand-father of Mathieu, Christopher, Sebastien, Yanick and François. Great grand-father of 4. He leaves to mourn his brother Gary, cousins, relatives and friends.

Predeceased by his father Origène Ryan and his mother Jean Turner.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the COOPÉRATIVE FUNÉRAIRE DE L’OUTAOUAIS,1369 Boulevard La Verendrye West in Gatineau.

Join us in remembering a beautiful life lived.

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Ghislaine Ryan and family

My deepest sympathie and prayers to you Ghislaine, Sue/Marcel, Ronnie, Linda/Barry, family and friends. He will be greatly miss by all. Rest in Peace Red please look over the family and friends. :,(

Denise Chantigny, February 19, 2020

Famille de Cecil Ryan

Nos plus sincères sympathies à vous tous. Nous gardons un souvenir d'un homme joyeux et toujours souriant de bonne humeur, un bon "jack".

Émile Charron et Danielle Meloche , February 19, 2020

A la famille

Mes plus sincère symphaties Mme Ryan ainsi qu'à la famille. Red restera a jamais dans ma mémoire! Bon courage a vous tous xoxo

Line L

Line Levesque, February 19, 2020

Ghislaine and family

So very sorry to hear about Red, Gigi

Gisele (Gigi), February 20, 2020

La famille Ryan

Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of a very dear man - Red. We fondly remember his "gitty-up-and-go" style at Le Forum. May you all find comfort among family and friends during this most difficult time. May Red rest in peace.

Les and Karole Bowie.

Karole, February 20, 2020

Family of Red Ryan

Our deepest sympathy to Gigi and family on the passing of Red. We really enjoyed playing cards with Red, chatting about the good old days and Leona loved having someone to hum along with her to the tune of the good old “oldies songs”. We knew him as a happy guy, win or lose playing cards, and we will miss seeing him. RIP Red.
Leona and Roger Desjardins

Roger Desjardins , February 20, 2020

Cecil 'Red' Ryan

My deepest condolences to Gigi and all the family. I knew Red well from his years at Stratcona Legion. His jokes, his singing, his bar service, left many great memories for us all. May he Rest in Peace.
Sue Moreau. Past President Br 595 Stratcona

Susan Moreau , February 21, 2020

Gigi and family

Please accept our sincere condolences. We so enjoyed seeing Red every week at The Forum. He was always so joyous, would tell us a funny joke and we loved to listen and dance to him singing the good old country tunes. We will miss him terribly. May the good Lord give all of you the strength and courage to get through this most difficult time.
God Bless!

Brian and Sheila, February 25, 2020

Ghislaine Ryan St. Jacques

Je connaissais Cecil depuis plus de 40 ans et j'ai toujours gardé un souvenir impérissable de lui. Il avait toujours quelque chose à raconter, surtout sur la musique western. Son sourire était contagieux. Il aimait, tout comme nous, aller à la Légion. Prière d'accepter nos sentiments les plus profonds.

Lise et Jacques Henri

Jacques Henri, February 27, 2020

Ghislaine et la famille

Ma chère Ghislaine je t'offre mes plus sinçères sympathies mes pensées et prières vous accompagnes.Je garde de beaux souvenirs de Cecil.Je le vois avec Dédé jouer à la belle et écouter du Presley.

Micheline Chénier, March 25, 2020

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