Laurence “Larry” Ryan III

Laurence “Larry” E. Ryan III, 54, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017.  Born in Providence, he was the son of Laurence “Larry” E. Jr. and Norma “Laurie” (Anderson) Ryan of East Providence.  Larry was an electrician at his family business, Ryan Electric Construction, Inc. in Warwick, RI, and a proud member of the IBEW Local 99.  An avid motorcycle and car enthusiast, he loved to ride motorcycles with his family and friends and shared his 1960 red Chevy Impala at a variety of local car shows.  In addition to his parents, Larry is survived by two children, Angie Ryan of Cranston and Laurence E. Ryan IV of East Providence and one granddaughter Briana Ruffner.   He was a loving and supportive brother to Deborah Taylor of Riverside and uncle to Matthew and Christopher Taylor.  Relatives and friends are welcome to attend his funeral service which will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at 10 AM in Hope Congregational Church, 120 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence.  The burial ceremony will be held in the chapel at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, immediately following the church service.  Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4-7PM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME,  2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, in Larry’s memory, to RISPCA, 186 Amaral Street, Riverside, RI 02915, or to Hope Congregational Church, 120 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence RI 02915.