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Jim Ryan – long-time Barber for 44 years at RMC

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RYAN, James Robert “Jim” – (Long-time Barber for 44 years at RMC) Unexpectedly, at his home, on Sunday, November 1st, 2015 at the age of 74. Loving father and best friend of Kevin Ryan and Jeff Ryan (Jane). Dear Grampa of Mackenzie Ryan and Delaney Ryan. Great brother of Patrick (Noella), Betty (Ken) Allen and the late Raymond Ryan, Mary Ryan and Margaret Ryan.

Fondly remembered by his close friends Lisa, Jericho, Jessie, Hannah and neighbor Jack, as well as numerous friends and relatives. The family will receive friends at the Central Chapel of the GORDON F. TOMPKINS FUNERAL HOME , 49 Colborne St. (at Clergy St.) on Thursday, November 5, 2015 from 10 – 11 AM prior to Jim’s Celebration of Life at 11 AM. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences with Sharing Memories at gftompkinscentral.ca12991652

Previous Jim Ryan e-Veritas articles:

End of an era!

OCdt Matt Telfser Meets Jim “the barber” Ryan

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We received word on Sunday that 4912 Larry Hamilton (Class of 1960) died in Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, Saturday, 7 November. Larry had been suffering from congestive heart failure and other medical problems since early September.

We don’t have any other details yet but we will post them to readers when known.

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We also received word that 13234 Bob Kelly (Class of 1981) suddenly passed away, 26 October. No other details are available at this time.

3 Comments

  • Rick Melanson

    November 9, 2015 at 2:16 pm

    I’m sorry to hear the news of Jim’s passing. He was my go-to barber from the day I arrived at RMCC in ’95. Always a hockey buff, it was always a pleasure to sit in Jim’s chair as we’d chat about our favorite teams.

    Sincere condolences to his family.

  • Joel Primeau

    November 9, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. It was always a fun break from our hectic schedule to go sit in Jim’s chair and chat about stuff for a little while. Sincere condolences to his friends and family.