Frederick F. Ryan, 78, of Union Springs, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.
He was the son of the late Daniel P. and Mary Conaughty Ryan. Fred worked for the local union 435 Laborer International Union of North America as a laborer concentrating as a mason worker for many years. Through his local union 435 he worked for Casler Masonry for many of those years. Fred was a NASCAR and dirt car enthusiast. He enjoyed watching races that were on that day to ones that were reruns from many years ago. He was also a member of the Auburn Prison City Ramblers.
He is survived by two brothers, Robert T. Ryan, of Union Springs, and G. William Ryan and his wife, Ann, of Union Springs; sister, Libby Ward (Don), of Auburn; 11 nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Fred was predeceased by his sister-in-law, June Ryan.
There will be no visitation and the funeral service will be at the convenience of the family. He will be buried in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Aurora.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made the Matthew House, 43 Metcalf Drive, Auburn, NY 13021, or the Union Springs Fire Department, 357 Cayuga St., Union Springs, NY 13160, in memory of Frederick F. Ryan.
Shakelton Funeral Home, 48 South St., Auburn is in charge of the arrangements.