Frank James Ryan

January 17, 1916
- November 10, 2003

CARIBOU - Frank James Ryan, 87, died unexpectedly, Nov. 10, 2003, at his Caribou residence. He was born at Milo, Jan. 17, 1916, the son of Henry and Ruth (Bubar) Bowdoin. Frank started work as a young man to help his family. He remained a hard worker all his life. He was employed at Birdseye Division of General Foods for 24 years as a boiler operator. Frank was a wonderful, loving husband, father and grandfather to his family. He will be missed by all who knew him. He was a member of the Caribou United Baptist Church where he also drove the Sunday School bus for many years, which he took a lot of pride in doing. He is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Cossiboom of Caribou; one brother, Leon Bowdoin of Milford; one granddaughter, Kimberly Michaud. Frank was predeceased by his wife, Ruby Ryan, on Nov. 29, 2002; two brothers, Ralph and Clyde; and a sister, Rosabelle. Interment will take place in the Woodland Cemetery.


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