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Bernard E. "Bernie" Ryan

January 25, 1935 — April 8, 2022

Bernard E. "Bernie" Ryan, 87, of Audubon, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022, in Paoli Hospital. He was the husband of the late Mary (Storme) Ryan, who passed away on September 22, 2018. Born in Manchester, New Hampshire, he was the son of the late Edward Lathe and Bernice Irene (Robinson) Ryan. He was a graduate of Newburyport High School, Massachusetts, and went on to earn his bachelor's degree from Boston College. Bernie was a member of St Catherine of Siena RCC and was always very involved in his church and all activities. He was also involved in numerous clubs, and loved his time at Shannondell at Valley Forge. Bernie proudly served his country in the United States Army. He then went on to work as an adjuster for CNA Insurance for 34 years, all the while also working as Boscov's in the men's department for over 50 years.

He is survived by his daughters, Kim Wiley, wife of Robert, of Exeter, Pam J. Pufnock wife of Mark of Lower Alsace, Cheryl Neilson wife of Ronald of Audubon and Melissa Wittig, fiancee of Patrick Boyle of Exeter; his grandchildren Kelli, Katie, Kyle, Katie P. Jesika, Matthew, Josh, Rachel, Ron, Ryan, Lauren, Aaron, Amy, Ali, Collin, and Sean; and 14 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother William and his sister Barbara.

Visitation with family and friends will be held on Monday, April 18, 2022 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:00 am in St Catherine Of Siena R.C.C 4975 Boyertown Pike Reading, PA 19606. Interment will be at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Saint Catherine of Siena R.C.C. at 2427 Perkiomen Ave Reading, PA 19606. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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