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Alan Matthew Ramsay

December 2, 2019

Obituary

Age 35 of Horseheads. He was born October 30, 1984; Alan passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 2nd, 2019 after a lifetime battle with muscular dystrophy. He is survived by his father James D. Ramsay; his mother Stacy Evans and stepfather Jonathan Evans; his son Brennan Brink; siblings Magan (Kenneth) Ramsay-Powell and James Ramsay; niece Grace Elizabeth Powell; aunts & uncles Kimberly (Terry) Reublin, Thomas (Jeanette) Ramsay, John (Wendy) Murphy, and Patrick (Sondra) Murphy; several cousins, extended family, and dear friends; his nurses with Care Givers and his home health aides that offered support and care to Alan and his family; along with is beloved cats Zoey & Prince. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents Alan & Jean Ramsay; his maternal grandparents John & Kathryn Murphy; and his godparents John & Donna Mashanic. Alan loved his sports; he was a lifelong fan of the Washington Redskins, Atlanta Braves, and the Washington Capitals. Prior to his disease taking its toll on his body, Alan loved to play baseball and lacrosse. As a little league player, he pitched a perfect game and received the Bunky Storch Award. Alan also loved warm days at the beach, bass fishing (Bassmaster Ramsay) and the biggest, baddest roller coaster he could find.

Family and friends are invited to visit the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., in Horseheads on Sunday, December 8th 2019 from 4 pm to 7 pm. Alan’s funeral service and celebration of the Holy Eucharist will take place in Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 2872 Westinghouse Rd., Horseheads on Monday, December 9th 2019 at 11 am. Private committal and interment will take place at a later date in Pine Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers those wishing are asked to honor Alan’s memory with donation to your local SPCA; click here for Chemung County SPCA

or to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, online by clicking here.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
December 8, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Barber Funeral Home
413 South Main Street
Horseheads, NY 14845

Funeral Service
Monday
December 9, 2019

11:00 AM
Our Saviour&rsquo!s Lutheran Church (Horseheads)

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