Obituary: Ryan Nolan

Ryan Nolan


NAUGATUCK — Ryan “RT” Nolan, 45, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017 at his home. Mr. Nolan was born July 23, 1971 in Waterbury, the son of Karen (Como) Nolan of Naugatuck and Thomas Nolan of Naugatuck.

He was a talented artist and writer who enjoyed sharing his works with others. In addition to his artistic accomplishments, he was a talented musician most notably with his bands “Others” and “30 Bag.” RT was avid Yankee and Giant fan not to mention a proud Republican.

At the early age of 9, RT began creating his art and writing the story of his life. Nine-year-old RT wrote, directed, produced and starred in a play that debuted at the Whitmore Library. He had a special role for each student, included everyone.

Aspiring, inspiring and envisioning lyrics, stories, movies, and so much more. He was a naturally gifted artist, creating amazing caricature portraits, paintings, and sketches. RT wrote 30-40 songs a month, non-stop. Whatever he envisioned in this world, he put to paper.

RT Nolan-artist ahead of his time. You will be missed.

Besides his parents, RT is survived by his siblings, Matthew Nolan and his wife, Candyce, Mark Nolan and his wife, Annmarie, Ann Marie “Annie” Piacentini and her husband, Anthony, Joseph Nolan and Sheila Nolan; his nephew, Luke, and his niece, Rory. RT is predeceased by his sister, Jennifer.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 with the funeral procession leaving the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St., Naugatuck at 10:15 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis of Assisi Church at 11 a.m. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to WJMJ Catholic Radio, 15 Peach Orchard Road, Prospect, CT 06712.

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