John Kimball Ryan Jr.

FAIRFIELD – John Kimball Ryan Jr., 72, passed away, March 30, 2021, at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta. He was born March 19, 1949, in Putnam, Connecticut, the son of John Kimball Sr. and Jennie Dorothy (Govina) Ryan.

He graduated from Putnam High School in Connecticut, class of 1968, then continued his education and graduated from Havard Ellis Technical School in 1970. On July 23, 1977, he married Lana Beaulieu in Waterville. He was employed as an aircraft mechanic, owned, trained, and drove his own harness racing horses. He was burned out of business in 1980, then worked over 20 years at Huhtamaki. He enjoyed working on cars and participating in car shows with his 1966 MG.

John is survived by his wife of 43 years, Lana (Beaulieu) Ryan of Fairfield; daughter, Stacey Sangillo of Moodus, Connecticut; two granddaughters, Hailey Sangillo and Sophia Sangillo, both of Moodus, Connecticut; two brothers, Thomas Ryan of Dade City, Florida, Jake Ryan of Peoria, Arizona; several in-laws; several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan ME 04976.

In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make donations in John’s memory to the Humane Society Waterville Area,

100 Webb Road,

Waterville ME 04901

Share your condolences, kind words and remembrances below. You must be logged into the website to comment. Subscribers, please login. Not a subscriber? Register to comment for free or subscribe to support our work.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.