Edward J. Ryan III
1955 — 2021
Edward J. Ryan III, of North Haven, formerly of Hamden, passed away July 21, 2021, in Yale New Haven Hospital after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Paula Lesnieski Ryan. Born in Astoria, Queens, on September 11, 1955, son of Eileen Flanagan McCusker and the late Edward Ryan, Jr., Ed grew up in Wallingford and graduated from Lyman Hall High School, while working for Beaumont Farms, a job he loved and would speak of often. Ed began working for J&E Oil after high school and in 1989 founded the Ryan Oil Co., serving as its President until his passing, proudly working each day with his son and wife. He served as President of the ENTECH, Advanced Energy Training School Board,...