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1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Irene K. Aleksic-Ryan

12/11/1950 — 03/30/2016

A professional portrait photo of a young Irene K. Aleksic-Ryan smiling into the distance

Irene K. Aleksic-Ryan, 65 passed away March 30th, 2016 at Geauga Hospital surrounded by her family. Irene was born December 11th, 1950 in Cleveland to the late John and Greta Aleksic.

Irene is survived by her beloved children, Lisa Ryan, Monica (Chris) Brown and Matthew Ryan. Siblings John Aleksic and Margaret (Robert) Urban. Mother in law Regina Ryan. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her loving husband Gary M. Ryan. Father in law Leo Ryan.

Irene graduated high school in 1968 from Villa Angela. She graduated college in 1972 from Cleveland State University. She retired as an elementary school teacher in Collinwood.

Burial will be at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Twp.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 AM Monday, April 4th, 2016 at St. John Vianney Church, 7575 Bellflower Rd., Mentor.

Visitation will be on Sunday from 3-6 pm at Jeff Monreal Funeral Home, 38001 Euclid Ave., Willoughby.

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6 Replies to “Irene K. Aleksic-Ryan”

  1. The Jones Family April 1, 2016 at 1:08 am

    Lisa, Monica and Matt, we are all very sorry for your loss. We love you all and are here for you in any way we may be able to help.


  2. Pauline Witkowsky April 1, 2016 at 2:17 am

    May this precious soul repose where the just reside. Such a loving tribute to her many accomplishments. My sincere condolences to her loved ones. Memory Eternal!


  3. I am so sorry..prayers for the family.


  4. Bill and Carol ♥♥ April 2, 2016 at 12:49 pm

    Lisa, Monica and Matt we are so very sorry for your loss, and may all the beautiful memories of your mom remain….With our love and prayers….


  5. Sending prayers to the Aleksic – Ryan family. Your Mother was a wonderful woman even though we hadn’t been in touch in many years. Family meant so much to her, this I know. Miss all of you and I’ll send hugs to comfort you.


  6. I so sorry to learn of Irene’s passing. Irene & I grew up together in the Croatian community of Cleveland. My parents, Branko & Marijanka Yirka were good friends of Greta and Ivica Aleksic. We spent many happy times together. My sincere condolences to her siblings, Johnny and Margaret and her children. May she rest in peace.


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