David Michael Ryan

December 27, 1940 to January 19, 2018


Passed peacefully away on January 19, 2018 David Michael Ryan, age 77 years.

Predeceased by parents Mary and John, brothers Paul, Derm and Pat, daughters Karen and Tina, and niece Trudy.

Leaving to mourn his wife Cassandra, daughters Kayla and Kelly (Aaron), son Gary, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, as well as many special nieces and nephews, family and friends.

Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Saturday, January 20 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday, January 21 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from The Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday, January 22 at 9:30 a.m.

Flowers gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.





11 a.m. - 9 p.m. on January 20, 2018

11 a.m. - 9 p.m. on January 21, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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9:30am, Monday January 22nd

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Cassandra if I could write a single word ..it would be “devastated”…my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family……know that Dave had the most amazing and contagious smile and a personality that could never be bought…it was only our first introduction that I knew how comfortable he made us feel…….that was a true blessing..our hearts are with you …please stay strong and keep Dave’s legacy living everyday in your lives……he will be missed..but try to remember all the beautiful memories…hugs my friend..

Condolences to the Ryan Family on the loss of your of a brother, husband, father. He was a funny ,cheerful, liked telling a good story. He loved to sing with the choir. R.I.P. Dave


So very sorry to hear the news of Dave’s passing. He was a lovely man. I recall Dave always making me feel very comfortable when I would visit the family when they lived on Parade St. in St. John’s. Dave’s brother, Derm and I were good friends as we played music a lot together. They were a very nice family and I miss them dearly. My fond condolences to the family. Bruce Jones.

Kayla, Cassandra and Family;

Our sympathies on the loss of Dave. Please accept our condolences on behalf of all NL judoka.

Newfoundland & Labrador Judo Association

Cassandra, our hearts are saddened to hear off Dave’s passing,, we spent hours with Dave travelling back and forth to the choir, We loved his kind spirit, , he was alway jhappy, we laughed a lot together! He will be truly missed ! May he rest in peace! God Bless!!

Cassandra Kayla and Kelly
So sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. He was such a wonderful person.

Diane Raymond

Cassandra and family, I am so sorry to hear of Daves passing. Please accept my deepest condolences.

Cassandra and family.

Dave played a major role in changing my life for the better. I thank God and your family for the gift of Dave.

Cassandra and family so sorry about your loss. Dave was a very nice person. He will be greatly missed. You and your family will be in my prayers

Dave was a beautiful man inside and out. We are all better for having known him. We will cherish memories of him for a long time to come. And our thoughts are with the whole family. May peace and happiness follow you all in your life. And know that Dave will wbe watching over you.

Thinking and Praying for your family. He was a kind and generous soul to all he met in life; We loved his role in the March for Life and the Good Friday Prayer Vigil and entertainment of seniors at Elizabeth House during Respect for Life Week. Rest in the Peace of Christ dear Friend.

Cassandra and family my prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Dave was a special individual. He did favours for so many people, and may have even saved a life or two. Prayers and good thoughts for his family.

Cassandra & Family
Thinking of you during this very difficult time, R.I.P. Dave.

It is with great sadness that we pass our condolences to Cassandra and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Sending my condolences to the Ryan family . From the Lane family

Cassandra and family,
Jeanette & I were saddened to hear of Dave’s passing. His friendly smile , positive outlook on life and genuine caring for others will be a lasting legacy. May God Bless you as you celebrate David ‘s life.
Peter & Jeanette Harvey
Langley, British Columbia

We are sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. He will be sadly missed and thought of often. Katherine House Christmas parties could never be the same without him.
From: Linda, Barry, Kaylee, staff and residents.