Ryan James Tracey, 39, passed away Monday, August 23, 2010 at E.J. Noble Hospital, Gouverneur.
A funeral mass will be held Thursday, August 26th at 2:00 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Gouverneur with Fr. Stephen Rocker officiating and burial in East Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur. Calling hours will be today, Wednesday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Ryan was born July 27, 1971 in Watertown, the son of Rodney and Kathy Mullin Tracey. Ryan graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1990 and graduated from Mohawk Valley Community College where he majored in welding. He was a member of Pipefitters Local #73 of Oswego. Ryan married Greta Shrader on May 16, 1998.
He enjoyed cooking and being in the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, and riding ATVs. He had been a member of the Beaver Lake hunting club.
Ryan is survived by his daughter, Abigail Tracey of Gouverneur; parents Rodney and Kathy Tracey of Gouverneur; a sister, Lesley and Brad Drake of Gouverneur; a brother, Rodney C. and Michelle Tracey of Fowler; maternal grandmother Mary O’Donnel of Gouverneur; his nieces and nephews, Amanda and Nathan Drake, Brittany, Brianna, Bridget, and Nicholas Tracey, and Jesse Vrooman; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.