Robert E. Ryan
Bob Ryan is a lifetime resident of the east side of Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from St. Charles Preparatory High School in 1969, received a degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1973, and a degree in Mortuary Science from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1976. He is an active member of St. Catharine Church. He is also a former Member of St. Catharine School Board, co-founder with his wife of SPICE (Special People In Catholic Education), member of Central Ohio Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association, a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Ohio Society of CPA’s, Trustee and Treasurer of Mt. Carmel Health Foundation, member of Nazareth Towers Board of Trustees, member and Past Officer of the Notre Dame Alumni Club, an Eagle Scout, was awarded Catholic Man of the Year 2001, awarded Papal Night of St. Gregory, is a member of the Knights of Columbus, member of the Shamrock Club, Life Member of American Legion Buckeye Boys State and Boys Nation, member and Past President of the Catholic Men’s Luncheon Club, former Member and Past President of Mohun HealthCare Center Board of Trustees, and a former Member of Diocesan Secondary School Finance Committee. He and his wife Mary Virginia (Mary Ginn) were married in 1975 and have 11 children and 13 grandchildren (and still counting).