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Ryan B. Truax
Of Stowe Township passed away on January 6, 2018 at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Annette (Oriolo) Truax. Ryan passed away peacefully after a long battle with rectal cancer. He was the son of the late Junior and Joanne (Riser) Truax. Ryan is survived by his daughter Christa (Truax) Brown and his grandchildren Tyler and Zachary Brown. He is also survived by sister Sandra Sockman (late Jim), brother Mark Truax (Kathy), sister Jean Cross (Wayne), late brother David Truax and brother-in-law Vincent and sister-in-law Cynthia Oriolo. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He came to Pittsburgh from Cambridge, Ohio in 1990. He owned and operated PostNet, a business and postal center in the Kenmawr Plaza from 1994 to 2005. Ryan enjoyed the little things in life and especially loved helping others. He was a kind, considerate and loving person. He always put his wife, family and friends first before himself. He enjoyed all sports especially golfing. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed his weekly golf outings with his friends. He also enjoyed going to Pittsburgh Pirate games with his wife, relatives and friends. He has many bowling trophies and won a tournament with a 300 score in bowling. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, family and friends. Friends and family may visit THURSDAY, 2-6 PM at McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 334 Forest Grove Rd., Kennedy Twp., where a Blessing Service will be held FRIDAY, 10:00 AM, followed by burial at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St Malachy Church (343 Forest Grove Rd., Coraopolis, PA 15108).
Annette and Oriolo Family, I am so sorry to have just learned of Ryan's passing last year. He was a graet influence on me and I have thought about all of you often and how thankful I am to have spent those years at PostNet. Ryan will truly be missed.
Bill Buchko Feb 20 2019 12:00 AM
Ryan was like a brother who took good care of all of us who loved him dearly. He was fun, compassionate, generous and always there when you needed him and never expected anything in return. We will miss his smile, energy, and dynamic personality. He is now blessed to rest eternally in peace with our Lord.
Chuck and Norma
Chuck and Norma Jan 17 2018 12:00 AM
Annette, Words cannot express my deepest sympathy and love for you. Ryan was my best friend and he and you will always have a special place in my heart. I loved him. I was honored to have been his Best Man at your wedding. I will always hold dear the memories. We played those sports together, golf, bowling, softball and fishing. He was always there for me throughout our friendship. I will miss my friend who was close like a brother. Annette, I will be there for you. My prayers and sympathy to Christa and the rest of the family.
Dan Shively Jan 10 2018 12:00 AM
Christa, I am deeply saddened for you by the loss of your dad. Having known you for over 20 years I know the affection and love you have for him and that you will miss him. Dads are not perfect but we only get one and I am sure you hate letting him go. My family and I will be remembering you in our thoughts and prayers in the coming days. Just know that, while the days will become easier, you will probably think of him on a daily basis. It is my hope and prayer that you hold on to the good memories and let any bad memories fade.
R.E. Foust Jan 8 2018 12:00 AM
A Lantern was sent on January 8, 2018
Christa Brown Family and Ryan B. Truax Family - We are thinking of you across the miles; praying for strength, peace and encouragement. From your friends at Pugh CPAs, Knoxville, Tennessee
Expression of Sympathy Jan 8 2018 12:00 AM