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Ryan Patrick, suddenly on June 26, 2017, age 37. Devoted son of Clement D. Reed and Gail E. (nee Palagruto), loving brother of Heather R. (Mike) O'Mara, cherished uncle of Shane and Luke O'Mara, dear nephew of Lynn (Joe) Davis, Joy Palagruto (Dan Urban), June (Jack) Dowling, Joan (Jim) McDonnell and Carol (Bob) Lincoln. Ryan was a 5th grade math teacher at MaST Community Charter School in N.E. Philadelphia. He received his Bachelor Degree at West Chester University and then his Master's Degree in Special Education from Eastern University. Ryan was the baseball coach at MaST for the 6th to 8th grades. He also enjoyed playing the guitar and would often write songs for his students. Golf was another great love for Ryan. He played at the Bensalem C.C. as well as with the Wake Up James Tour traveling league. Ryan will be deeply missed and remembered by all who knew and loved him.

Family and friends are invited to Ryan's Life Celebration Wed. July 5, 2017 after 6pm and Thurs. July 6, 2017 9am – 10:30am from John F. Givnish of Academy Road, 10975 Academy Rd., Phila. 19154 and to participate in his Funeral Mass 11:30am in Maternity BVM Church. Int. Our Lady of Grace Cem.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, P.O. Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007-9976.

To share your fondest memories of Ryan please visit 1-877-GIVNISH

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  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
    P.O Box 1245
    Albert Lea, MN 56007-9976

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10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
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