Memorial service for Ray Ryan in Gateshead, Jul 29

There is to be a memorial service for Ray Ryan, the former News of the World football reporter, in Gateshead this Friday, July 29.

Ray Ryan: old-school sports reporter who loved to get a story
Ray Ryan: final resting place to be in the north-east

Ryan spent much of his career working in the north-east, and Friday’s event is an opportunity for his many friends and colleagues to say a final farewell.

Ryan, died in March, aged 48.

His final resting place has been arranged for Saltwell Cemetery, Gateshead, NE8 4TQ, with the service due to begin at 1.30pm.

Friends and family are asked to meet at the chapel.


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