Thomas E. Ryan, 81, of Auburn, passed away on August 13, 2019 at Auburn Community Hospital. Mr. Ryan was born in Auburn on March 8, 1938 to the late Edward and Anne Cavanaugh Ryan. Tom was an avid NASCAR and dirt racing fan. He enjoyed bowling and was a member of the Falcon bowling league. Tom was a “jack of all trades”, and was able to fix or built anything. Thomas is survived by his wife of 60 years, Anita Ryan, his daughters, Cathie (Kevin) Connelly and Sue (Rod Ray) Ryan, his grandchildren, Jim (Allison) Connelly, Jeff (Carly) Connelly, Neil (Angelica) Burt and Nathan Burt, his great grandchildren, Juliet, Kellan and Haven Connelly and Connor, Chloe, Lucianna and Greysen Burt, four sisters in law, his brother in law and several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, Thomas was predeceased by his brothers, Daniel Ryan and Edward Ryan Jr. Calling hours for Tom will be held on Friday, August 16 from 2-4 pm in White Chapel Funeral Home Inc., 197 South St, Auburn. A service will be held following calling hours at 4pm in the funeral home. Donations in Tom’s name may be made to Hospice of the Finger Lakes or the Scipio Fire Dept
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