Ryan Daniel Menner

Ryan Daniel Menner, 24, resident of Pepperell, Mass., died on September 1, 2014, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH, surrounded by his loving family.

His mother Susan was his caretaker during the last few years of his life.

He was born in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, on January 2, 1990, and moved to New Hampshire with his family when he was 3 years old. Ryan was raised in Brookline, NH and attended Hollis/Brookline schools. He then attended Landmark College in Putney, VT, before falling ill.

He loved music, movies, comics, the Boston Bruins and studying world religions.

Ryan was especially fond of animals and leaves behind his beloved dog Chloe. He was a kind and generous soul to all who knew him.

Ryan was born with liver disease and received a transplant at the age of 5. In Ryan’s memory, please consider becoming an organ donor.

Family members include his mother, Susan Militello, of Milford, and her partner, Richard Fallon, of Fitchburg, Mass.; his father and stepmother, Ronald Menner and Merle Adelman, of Pepperell, Mass.; his brother, Justin Alexander Menner, of Beverly Hills, CA; maternal grandparents, John and Loraine Militello, of Santa Clara, UT; many aunts, uncles and cousins and his special friend, Bob Hanselman, of Nashua.

There are no visiting hours. Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 4th at 10am in the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20 Elm Street, Milford. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Milford.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Home, Health & Hospice Care, Community Hospice House, Attn: Development, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054.

Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.