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Peter M. Ryon, 39 – Loved Being a Dad

Peter M. Ryon, 39, of Pottsville passed away unexpectedly recently in his residence.

Born in Philadephia, on July 11, 1980, he was a son of Richard F. and Catherine (Turner) Ryon, Sr.

He was a graduate of Blue Mountain High School, Class of 1998, and a 2002 graduate of Penn State University, where he received a Bachelor Degree in Business.

Peter was a partner and owner of the family business, Ryon Insurance Agency, Pottsville.

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He was a member of the Schuylkill Country Club and Little Lake Harbor Yacht Club.

Peter enjoyed hunting and fishing in his spare time, but especially loved being a dad to Lily.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Lillian Mae Ryon, of Auburn and her mother, Danielle Ryon; two brothers, Richard Fox Ryon, Jr., of Orwigsburg and James Walker Ryon , husband of Courtney, of Pottsville; grandmother, Marcia Fox Ryon, of Key Largo, FL; nephews: Richard Turner Ryon, Jude Thomas Ryon, Walker Lund Ryon, and Anders James Ryon.

In accordance to Covid-19 CDC guidelines, family and friends are invited to gather for a memorial service on Friday, June 12th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Ryon residence: 148 Ryon Lane, Pottsville. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. The service will be outdoors, therefore, the family requests casual attire.

The family request contributions in Peter’s memory be sent to: Sam L. Deegan CPA, 321 West Market St., Pottsville, 17901.

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Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at

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