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Obituaries > RYAN, ALFRED J.

Alfred J. Ryan, 90, of Liverpool, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at the VA Medical Center, after battling Alzheimer’s for several years. He was born on Syracuse’s west side; he was a graduate of Syracuse University. He retired from Acme Market in Syracuse. He honorably served in WWII with the United States Marine Corps in the 1st Battalion of Edson’s Raiders. He enjoyed golfing and was a member of the Beaver Meadows Golf Club. He was predeceased by wife, Marion, and his son Patrick. Alfred is survived by his children, Richard Ryan of Weedsport, Linda Eldred of North Syracuse and Barbara Bennett of South Carolina; he was a loving grandfather of eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Service will be Friday 7 p.m. at New Comer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St., N. Syracuse. Calling hours will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Graveside services will be Saturday 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cemetery, DeWitt. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of CNY, 441 Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204.