Charles D. Ryan Sr.m

AMENIA — Charles D. Ryan Sr., 89, passed away at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn., on July 24, 2018.

He was born on May 28, 1929, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., the son of Leon and Betsy Ryan.

Charles drove a truck for Staat’s Transport in Red Hook.

On Nov. 21, 1951, in Smithfield, N.Y., he married Emily (Morey) Ryan. She predeceased him on Jan. 3, 2005.

He was predeceased by his son Charles Ryan Jr. in 1985; and a grandson, Lee Ryan, in 2004.

Survivors include six children, Leslie Ryan of Dallas, Ga., Colleen Curcio of Cape Coral, Fla., Lorraine Ryan of Clinton Corners, N.Y., Doug Ryan of Barkhamsted, Dale Ryan of Rhinebeck and Mike Ryan of Pine Plains; 11 grandchildren, George Lauster, BillyJo Slingerland, Russell Wright, Leslie Ryan, Michael Ryan, Dale Ryan, Katie Ryan, Dionta Ryan, Danielle Ryan, Alexander Ryan and Kristyn Ryan; his great-grandchildren, Laiken Singerland, Nicholas Mullis and Kimberly Breran; and a sister, Doris Olsen of Salt Point, N.Y.

A graveside service was held Aug. 6 at Evergreen Cemetery in Pine Plains, the Rev. Carol Miller officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assocation, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

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