Obituary for Terry M. Ryan | Donovan Funeral Home
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Terry M. Ryan

January 30, 1956 ~ May 20, 2018 (age 62)

Terry M. Ryan, 62, passed away May 20, 2018. Terry was born in Akron, OH., attended St. Martha Grade School and graduated from St. Vincent/St. Mary High School. Terry went on to receive two Bachelor of Science Degrees from the University of Akron in Finance and Accounting. He was also a proud member of the Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity.

Terry’s background in accounting and finance offered him many experiences around the country. He worked for the City of Akron, City of Wooster, the City of Mesa, AZ., and his most recent position as a Budget Manager for the City of Dallas, TX.

Terry was blessed to be supported by so many friends and family. A special thank you to Chan Williams, and Andrea Riordan from the City of Dallas, and special friends and neighbors Heather Mason and Gerard Creixell.

He was preceded in death by his father, James L. Ryan.

Terry is survived by his mother, Angie L. Ryan; brothers, James M. Ryan, Kevin (Ann) Ryan, Tim (Kim) Ryan; sister, Nancy M. Ryan.

We would like to also thank Dr. Molly K. Scantling, the entire staff and all the volunteers at the Cleveland Clinic/Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center. Their caring support of Terry and his family was incredible.

In lieu of flowers you may wish to donate to the Cleveland Clinic/Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center, or one of Terry’s favorite causes Bonton Farms in Dallas, TX. at

A private committal service will take place for the family.

A memorial mass will be held on Friday June 22nd, 2018 at 10:00 am at Blessed Trinity Church 300 E. Tallmadge Ave. Akron, Ohio 44310. Fr. Joe Warner officiating.

A Celebration of Life in Terry’s memory will be held on Saturday June 23rd, 2018.The event will take place at Todaro’s Party Center at 1820 Akron Peninsula Road Akron, Ohio. The hours are from noon until 4 pm. This will be an Open-House style event, so guests may come and go as their time permits. Hors d’oeuvres, coffee, and soft drinks will be provided along with Terry’s favorite Italian cake. Please feel free to stop in and share a story, and look at some photos of Terry’s life.

Donations may be made to:

Cleveland Clinic / Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center
3358 Ridgewood Road, Akron OH 44333

Bonton Farms
Dallas TX

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