Obituary of Ryan J. Chilcott (Kozlowski)
Ryan J. Chilcott (Kozlowski), 18, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.
Born in Kingston, NY on March 13, 2003, Ryan was a graduate of Bethlehem Central High School, Class of 2021. He was currently pursuing an Electrical Engineering degree at Hudson Valley Community College and was passionate for History and Politics. His family always said that one day he would become President. Ryan attended Life Church and was known for his compassionate, loving and humble nature. Ryan was very creative and mechanically inclined and spent free time fixing computers, cars, & was an entrepreneur at heart. He was proficient in several instruments (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, violin, banjo & piano). He was one of kind, witty, funny, selfless, & extremely generous to everyone he knew. He loved to fish & spent many summer days at his grandparent’s camp with family & often fished with his father.
He is survived by his mother, Wendy L. (Chilcott) Ritz and step-father, William Ritz; father, Ronald Kozlowski; sister, Karissa Coffey; brother, Nicholas Coffey; step-siblings, William, Justin and Alexa Ritz; maternal grandparents, Alexander and Lynn Chilcott; uncle and aunt, Michael and Jean Chilcott; paternal grandmother, Jane Kozlowski; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family. A public celebration of Ryan’s life will be held at a date and time to be announced. Those who wish may send a remembrance in his name to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 1757 Central Ave., Suite 102, Albany, NY 12205 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.