BRADFORD – Edwin A. Ryan Jr., passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 28, 2007, at a Bangor nursing facility. He was born Jan. 31, 1935, in Bradford, the son of Edwin A. Sr. and Bessie M. (True) Ryan. He is survived and will be sadly missed by his sister, Gloria Tunks; brother, Clayton Ryan and his wife, Esther; sister, Jacqueline Allen; sister, Connie Lyford and her husband, Austin; brother, Darrell Ryan; sister-in-law, Loretta Ryan; many nieces, nephews, cousins; and special aunt, Lilla Scribner. Edwin also leaves behind his beloved cat, Baby. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Ronald Ryan; and a sister, Geraldine Tunks. A graveside service will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Williams Cemetery, Bradford, with Pastor Donald Booker officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share in conversation and refreshments at Bradford Baptist Church, 461 Main Road, Bradford, after the service. Gifts in his memory may be made to Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401 or Bradford Baptist Church Youth Program, 461 Main Road, Bradford, ME 04410. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Condolences may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com