Mark Edward Ryan

  • Born: August 7, 1962
  • Died: June 13, 2020
  • Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family


Mark Edward Ryan, 57 of Villanova passed away suddenedly of a heart attack June 13th, 2020. He was born August 7th, 1962 in Harrisburg, PA to the late Ellis M. & Marion (Jones) Ryan.
Mark was a graduate of Interboro High School in 1980. Mark had multiple jobs throughout his life. He was a Septa employee, Contrail railroad trackman, an Alaskan Commercial Fisherman and a custom homebuilder. He was a kind, loyal, trustworthy friend, brother, uncle, cousin, and nephew. Besides spending time with friends and family, Mark enjoyed his love for the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies. He was an avid skier and enjoyed drumming, kayaking, camping, gardening and music.
Mark is survived by his brother, Mike Ryan (Jody Smeltzer), his two sisters, Karen Ryan (Janice Lauria), Patty Ryan Buckley (Rob Buckley), Sharon Ryan (deceased) and 4 nieces and 3 nephews.
Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, there will be no funeral services at this time. A Celebration Of Life for Mark will be held at a future date. Mark will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. In lieu of flowers Mark requested that donations be made to: Clyde J Barker Transplant House 3940 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104