Edward F. Ryan, 72, longtime resident of Wilbraham, passed away suddenly on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Baystate Medical Center. He is survived by his beloved wife Nancy, his two sons Sean and Kevin along with their wives Jennifer and Christa and grandchildren Hanna, Kashton, Patrick and Jack.
Ed earned a business degree from American International College and a Masters’ Degree from Western Illinois University. He worked in insurance his whole career and presently was a Senior Vice President with Good Works Financial.
He served his country proudly as a Sergeant in the US Army during the Vietnam War and was a recipient of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.
Ed enjoyed spending the summer in Brewster at Cape Cod. His favorite pastimes included playing golf at Captain’s Golf Course, going to the Fourth of July parade in Chatham and spending time with his family. He will be sadly missed.
Visitation will be held on Monday, February 18th from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Wilbraham Funeral Home, 2551 Boston Rd., Wilbraham. Family and friends may meet for Ed’s Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at St. Cecilia’s Church, 42 Main St., Wilbraham. Burial with full Military Honors will follow at 1:00 PM in MA Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main St., Agawam.
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