Ryan Patrick Feeley Posted: 2020-01-08 10:22:35


Ryan Patrick Feeley, 18 of Lake in the Hills, died peacefully January 5, 2020 at his home.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 4-7pm with a service at 7pm all at DeFiore Funeral Home-10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.
Ryan Patrick was born July 21, 2001 the son of Sean and Christine Feeley. He graduated from Huntley High School and was currently a freshman at Illinois State University. Ryan lived life to the fullest, he was determined, motivated and had a heart that was bigger than life. He enjoyed golfing, playing pool with his friends and one of his greatest thrills in life was snowboarding. Ryan was fearless and could brighten any room with his amazing charm, wit and sense of humor. He was a loving son, brother, grandson and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his parents, Sean and Christine Feeley, his sister Kathleen “Katie” Feeley, by his grandparents, John and Margaret Feeley and Don Neer. By his aunts, Loree Hendry, Maureen Feeley-Lathrop and Colleen Feeley Roberts and also by his cousins, John Lathrop and Tyler Hendry. Their combined love for Ryan was boundless and will last throughout their lifetime.
Ryan was preceded in death by his grandmother Linda K. Neer.
For further information please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or online condolences may be directed to www.defiorefuneral.com

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Strepek Family 2020-01-08 12:12:53

Our hearts are filled with sadness. We knew Ryan from a young age, the boys would spend afternoons longboarding together and enjoying typical boy shenanigans. Ryan was always polite and friendly and always had a smile on his face. Our hearts go out to all of you.

Dawn Hall 2020-01-08 12:51:55

Your family has been on my mind since news came thru about Ryan. He lived on the same floor @ ISU as my daughter and graduated with her at Huntley. I rode the elevator on move in day with him. My daughter explained to me, in August, who he was and it really gave me great peace of mind that he was there at ISU with her and so close, a piece of home was just down the hall. Again, I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you all find a way to heal and move forward and keep Ryan's legacy. You're in my thoughts and prayers.

Greg Fitzgerald 2020-01-08 13:36:37

As a member of community and father of a 2019 graduate my heart is deepened with the loss of a future star from Huntley We wish you peace in comfort that others are thinking of you

Mescino Family 2020-01-08 14:29:26

Thoughts and prayers with your family. Your smiling face will be missed around town and on the baseball fields.

Grace Rolbiecki 2020-01-08 17:08:05

I went to Huntley High School with Ryan, I was a year above him and I was so blessed to even know his kind soul. He was so welcoming, inclusive, & full of light. I’m so grateful to even cross paths with Ryan Feeley. All my love & prayers go out to the Feeley family.

Gabriel Nieves 2020-01-08 17:46:13

I met Ryan the summer of 2018. For the time I've known him, Ryan was funny, supportive, and seriously driven. Ryan was an amazing friend and Always had my back. Ryan was a role model. Ryan impacted the lives of so many people in a positive way, having their backs, being supportive, and being genuine. Ryan will never be forgotten, and I’m honored to have had the chance to know him. My heart goes out to the Feeley family and those grieving.

James Peterson 2020-01-08 23:39:48

I just wanna send my prayers and thought to the family and friends its so sad hearing about things like these but need to stay strong and live on for those that arent with us physically but always will be in spirit❤️

Larry and Betty Kardys 2020-01-09 03:41:12

We didn't know Ryan other than what Chris and Brenda has told us about him, but he sounds like a wonderful young man. Our prayers go with you at this time in your lives. There is no greater heartache than the loss of a child. Time will heal, but you will never forget the love and happiness he brought into your lives and he will always be in your heart. We will keep him in our prayers. God Bless.

BOLAND FAMILY 2020-01-09 07:03:02

Our deepest condolences to Ryan's family. Ryan was a friend to our sons, also recent HHS graduates. Our hearts are saddened by your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Francene Robb 2020-01-10 12:02:40

Katie and family - I am so sorry for your loss. Ryan was such a great kid. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Sending Big Hugs!!

Connie Recker Meyer 2020-01-10 15:22:46

Sean & Christine, I am so very sad and sorry for the loss of your Ryan. Sending sympathy, love and prayers to your entire family.

ENGMANN FAMILY 2020-01-11 17:17:38

Your family has been on our minds and in our hearts since we heard of Ryan’s passing. Ryan was a friend to our son, who also graduated with him in 2019. We are very sorry for your loss and will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength and peace as you carry on. He will never be forgotten by all who knew and loved him.

Jack & Lorraine Balun 2020-01-12 11:58:02

We know there is nothing we can say to give you comfort. Just know your family is a blessing to our neighborhood and your loss is all of ours. Sweet Ryan and his wonderful smile will be so missed. God bless you all.

Nancy Esker Probst 2020-01-13 11:20:42

Our family is praying for you and are so sorry for your loss.

Alexa Enders 2020-01-15 22:38:09

I went out with Ryan for a bit before he left for college and he was one of the most genuine, caring, vibrant, polite, and outgoing people I have ever met. I saw him a few weeks before he passed and since I hadn’t seen him in so long he told me to enjoy life and make every moment count of my senior year. He was a person who lived to the fullest and was very bright. My heart truly goes out to Ryan and your family. You guys are in my thoughts and prayers.