Keith T. Ryan, Jr., age 41, of Manchester, NH, formerly of Tewksbury and North Andover, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the Elliot Hospital in Manchester, NH, from injuries sustained in a snowmobiling accident.
Born in Lowell on September 17, 1971, he was the beloved son of Charlene (Patterson) Ryan of North Andover and Keith T. Ryan and his wife Denise of Londonderry, NH.
Keith was raised in Tewksbury and North Andover. He attended local schools and graduated from Greater Lawrence Vocational School in 1990.
He was currently employed y the N-Star Utility Company in Boston, where he worked for the past 4 years. Keith previously worked for the M & R Wood Recycling Company in Manchester, NH, Toupin Rigging Company in Dracut and the Ryan Auction Company in Tewksbury.
Keith was an avid "Muscle Car" enthusiast. He especially enjoyed tinkering, restoring, and driving his 1980 Z-28 Camaro.
In addition to his parents, Keith is survived by three children, Aden C, Celena T. and Savanna K. Ryan; his former wife, Pamela M. Ducharme; his maternal grandmother, Mildred E. (Ward) Patterson of Tewksbury; his paternal grandfather, Charles E. Ryan of Amherst, NH; one brother, Christopher C. Ryan and his wife Melissa of Lawrence; one sister, Kimberly A. Parolisi and her husband Russell, Jr. of Derry, NH; two step-brothers, Justin T. Ryan of Manchester, NH, and Jordan R. Ryan of Lawrence; one step-sister, Jenna R. Ryan of Hooksett, NH; also many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Keith was the maternal grandson of the late Herbert L. Patterson and paternal grandson of the late Elizabeth J. (Dotts) Ryan.
Calling hours will be Thursday, Feb. 21, from 4-8 p.m., in the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m. in the Tewksbury Congregational Church, 10 East St., Tewksbury Center. At the request of the family kindly OMIT Flowers. Donations in his memory may be made to the Keith T. Ryan, Jr. Memorial Fund, for the benefit of his children, c/o TD Bank, 995 Main St., Tewksbury, MA 01876.