STAMFORD, Conn. - Donald W. Ryan of Stamford died Sept. 30. He was 83.
Ryan was born Dec. 24, 1929, in the Bronx, N.Y., to J. Fred and Anna Ryan. He was a resident of Stamford for more than 80 years.
After working 22 years in the Stamford Fire Department, Ryan retired and went on to work another 22 years for the U.S. Postal Service. He was past master of the Masons, Union Lodge No. 5 and a Past Patron of Rosemary Chapter No. 85 O.E.S.
Ryan is survived by his wife, Peggy (Weaver) Ryan; daughters, Libby, Patty Reed (Mike); son, John (Lisa); and a grandson. He was predeceased by his parents; and daughter, Donna.
Calling hours are Friday, Oct. 4, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, 2900 Summer St., Stamford. A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the funeral home, followed by burial at Fairfield Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Connecticut Special Olympics or Challenged People in Motion.
For more information, visit: www.leopgallagherstamford.com