BOARDMAN - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church, officiated by the Rev. Gerald DeLucia for Ryan John Lanzo, 23, who died early Saturday morning from injuries sustained from an automobile accident.
Ryan was born March 9, 1994, in Youngstown, a son of Raymond and Deborah (Pearson) Lanzo.
He was a member of the church and had attended grade school.
Ryan was a 2012 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School and was a proud member of its 2011 State Champion football team. He had attended YSU and was working for the Reliable Runners Company as a transporter.
Ryan loved being with family, especially for the holidays. He always looked forward to Thanksgiving at grandpa Stana's. His high school friends and their families were his second family.
Ryan leaves to cherish his memory his parents; his brother, Ross; grandma Jane Lanzo; nana Betty Pearson; aunt Sharon "Chacha" (Dr. Joseph) Francisco and their daughters, Isabella, Gia and Amelia; aunt Jacki Pearson Bender and her sons, Austin and Stone; uncle Lou (Janice) Lanzo and their children, Alyssa and Jarod; aunt Josie Minnie and her daughters, Jena and Cara; uncle Donny (Mary) Lanzo and their children, Carmen and Lauren; aunt Bertie (John) Verbanac and their children, Johnny and Kiley; uncle Bobby (Carolyn) Lanzo and their children, Kiersten, Kayla and Justin.
He was preceded in death by his grandpa, Carmen Lanzo; papa Jack Pearson; and his uncle Frank Minnie.
Friends may call Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Poland Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Ryan and his fellow 2012 fallen classmates to Cardinal Mooney High School Scholarship fund for those in need.
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Mass of Christian Burial
NOV 25. 10:00 AM
St. Charles Catholic Church
7345 Westview Drive
Boardman, OH, US