Ryan M. Torrey


Ryan Matthew Torrey passed away on Saturday June 15, 2019 at Erie County Medical Center. Born in Lockport, February 17, 1998, he was the beloved son of Jennifer Torrey, the late Matthew Torrey and Step-Son to Scott Previte. Ryan enjoyed working at the Home Depot in Lockport. He had a passion for skateboarding, rocking out to music and keeping up with his favorite Boston sports teams. He especially loved spending time with his family and friends.
Besides his mother and step-father, Ryan is also survived by his loving sisters, Taylor Roland-Torrey, Anabella Previte and Catie Previte. He was the grandson of Linda Wheeler, Stephen Roland, Doug Torrey and the late Pauline Torrey. Ryan is also survived by several close aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Friends may call on Tuesday June 18th 2-4 and 6-8 PM, where a Memorial Service will immediately follow at 8 PM, at Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Alix Rice Peace Park. Online condolences at www.pruddenandkandt.com.
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Laurie Heim Home Depot
Jun 20, 2019
My thoughts and prayers for you and the whole family in this difficult time. From the first time I met him I knew there was something special about Ryan.
The last day I seen Ryan at work a coworker told him that I was the relative of a famous woman MMA fighter....Ryan looked at me and had that amazing smile, his face red like he didn't know what to say and just continued to smile and laugh. I will carry that day and his smiling face in my heart forever. We were truly blessed to have him in our Home Depot Family if only for a short time he touched so many of us and will be missed💕
Kathy Rose
Jun 20, 2019
I just read about Ryan and I am so very sorry for your loss. He had his mother's beautiful smile. Words seem inadequate to express the sorrow felt by the loss of Ryan. My heart is with you all and I am praying for you and your family. May He who knows your sorrow bring peace, comfort, and healing.
Kay Shanley
Jun 19, 2019
Jen & family
So sorry for your loss. Will keep you all in my thoughts & prayers.
Deana Chiappone-Kahle
Jun 17, 2019
My heart is breaking for you all.
I am so very sorry to hear.
Please known you are all in my thoughts and prayers.❤️
Ethel Walker
Jun 17, 2019
Prayers and thoughts to your family. I worked with Doug Torrey for many years.
God Bless
Jun 16, 2019
I only knew him from the skate park, but I'd like to say that he was an incredibly warm and personable young man. Our community is shocked and joins in mourning his loss.
Lisa & Shaun
Jun 16, 2019
Jennifer, Scott, Taylor, Anabella, and Catie,
We are so very sad and sorry to hear about Ryan. Please accept our deepest condolences.
Love your cousins, Lisa and Shaun
Cindy Dunbar (cashier at the Home Depot)
Jun 16, 2019
I am truly sorry for your loss. In the short time that he worked with us he made a lasting impression of a hard working, very respectful kid. He will be miss deeply. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Tonia Cobb
Jun 15, 2019
To the Torrey Family,I remember your son as he would come to our home on Friday Nights to hang out with his friends,play games and eat pizza. My thoughts are with you at this profoundly sad time.
Tonia and Kyle Cobb
Patti Burdick (Assistant Manager @ Home Depot)
Jun 15, 2019
I am truly sorry for your loss. In the short time he worked for us at Home Depot I knew he was a very special young man! As a mother, this is heartbreaking. My son was born 3 days before Ryan and I can't even begin to imagine what you and your family are going through. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this extremely difficult time. Rest in peace Ryan.