Each of the staff members at Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home is committed to providing your family with the finest in personal end-of-life care. In fact, for years, it’s been comforting for area families to know that we are available to help at any time of the day or night.
When a loved one dies, all you need to do is make one phone call. From that moment on, we’ll take on the responsibilities of the physical care of your loved one, and the emotional care of those left behind.
Please take a few minutes to get to know our funeral home staff. We’re sure you’ll find each of us to be all that you would hope for in a trusted funeral professional.
Jim Ryan Licensed Funeral Director
Jim is a 1975 graduate of Marcellus High School, and a 1978 graduate of SUNY Canton.
Jim is an active member of Ridgemont Country Club and is a parishioner of St. Lawrence Church. His family includes his wife Lynn, daughters Taylor and Dayna, and son, James.
Joseph G. Tomasso Licensed Funeral Director
Joe is a 1978 graduate of Aquinas Institute, a 1981 graduate of Bryant and Stratton Business Institute’s Junior Accounting Program, and a 1987 graduate of Hudson Valley Community College having earned an A.A.S. Degree in Mortuary Science.
Joe has been a licensed funeral director since 1988 and he is a parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Church.
James Ryan II Licensed Funeral Director
James graduated from Greece Athena High School in 2011 and was president of his class for four years. He received his bachelors in Funeral Service Administration from SUNY Canton in 2015.
James has been working with his father Jim at the funeral home since age 14 and became a licensed funeral director in 2016. He lives in Greece with his fiance Katra, and their two dogs, Donut & Rudy. James became a member of Rotary International in 2020 and is a parishioner of Mother of Sorrows Church where he is also a member of the Men's Club.
Many people plan for life events such as weddings and vacations well in advance, but many people do not plan for something that is certain to happen, their funeral. The time to pre-plan your funeral is now.
It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help. We provide our families with an open door policy. Please feel free to contact us 24 hours a day.
We are happy to assist you in anyway we can.
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