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


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Mark was a great friend growing up. We were part of a large group of friends that enjoyed some great times. Mark was always kind, caring and a voice of reason. He will be missed.

Posted by John Garrity - Collingswood, NJ - Friend   June 23, 2020

We used to take the bus behind our houses down Chester Pike to Widener College to watch the Eagles Summer camp. We took a picture with Eagles great Bill Bergey. Mark is number 12 in the center of the photo

Posted by Joseph Hay - Newtown Square, PA - Friend   June 23, 2020

I'm so sorry to hear of Mark's passing. So many great memories growing up with the Ryan's right next door. Mark was always a kind soul. He is in my prayers.

Posted by Joseph Hay - Newtown Square, PA - Friend   June 23, 2020

So sorry to hear of Mark's passing. Prayers for the family

Posted by Cindy Jones Butler - Ailey, GA - Family   June 21, 2020


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We used to take the bus behind our houses down Chester Pike to Widener College to watch the Eagles Summer camp. We took a picture with Eagles great Bill Bergey. Mark is number 12 in the center of the photo