Ryan K. Almeida, age 41, of Brockton, died peacefully, July 21, 2019 at Tufts Medical Center, following a lengthy battle with gastroesophageal cancer. Ryan was born in Brockton, son of Gregory Almeida of Halifax and the late Deborah (Bolander) Almeida. Ryan was raised in Brockton and was a graduate of Coyle & Cassidy High School. For several years he had been employed as a driver at Woodward’s Spring Shop in Brockton. Ryan was passionate about film and aspired to be a film director.
His hobbies included movies, filmography, music, especially rock and country, video games, spending time with family and friends, drawing, collecting childhood nostalgia from the 80s and 90s and cars. Ryan was always thoughtful, generous, silly, humorous and creative. He loved making everyone laugh and spending time with loved ones.
Ryan was the brother of Sonja Brown and her husband Ed and Gabrielle Boynton and her husband Jeffrey, all of Brockton. He was the awesome uncle of Kacey and Kylie Brown and Charlie Boynton all of Brockton and also godfather to Kacey Brown and Charlie Boynton. Nephew of Ruth-Anne and Michael Almeida of Brockton, Carol and Dave Galligan of PA. Cousin of Richard Almeida of Brockton, Nicole and Noel McGarvey of CO, Gregory Galligan of Thailand and David Galligan of PA. Grandson of the late Edward and Angelina Almeida and Salvatore Gallio and Veronica Cruz and nephew of the late Joseph Bolander.
Visitation will be held in the Conley Funeral Home 138 Belmont St. (rte. 123) on Thursday, July 25, from 4:30pm to 7:30pm followed by a funeral service at 7:30pm. Ryan was an avid Red Sox fan, and the family is hoping those who plan on attending Ryan’s services wear Red Sox gear and dress casually, as Ryan would have wanted that. Burial in Melrose Cemetery, Brockton at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations in Ryan’s name may be made to the Joe Andruzzi Foundation, 49 Plain Street, Suite 500, North Attleboro, MA 02760 joeandruzzifoundation.org/ways-to-give/donate/ for online donations click here committed to providing New England cancer patients assistance as a result of a diagnosis.