September 17, 1969 ~ March 25, 2021

Born in: Johnstown, PA
Resided in: Lawrenceville, GA

Ryan-Dooley, Melissa Ann ( Missy/Mimi) went home to be with Jesus on March 25, 2021 at the age of 51. She was born September 17, 1969 to James and Barbara (Goss) Ryan.

Survived by husband W. Carl Dooley and children Christopher, Damien, Jamie ( Kandi), Brandi, Brandon ( Gabi) Mackenzie and 8 grandchildren, mother and brothers David( Kim), Michael (Julie) and Jeffrey and several nieces and nephews. Proceeded in death by grandparents, father and sister Laurie Jean.

She graduated from Greater Johnstown Area Vo-Tech in Johnstown, PA class of 1988. Then later employed by Quest Labs for over 20 years. Resident of Lawrenceville, GA and member of Christ the Lord Lutheran Church.

Arrangements by Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. CandleImageTo the Ryan-Dooley family, I worked with Melissa for 20 years at Quest Laboratory and she was the kindest, most caring person, always there to support you when you needed anything. She loved her family so much and spoke about you all every day. She was so proud of Brandi and her gymnastics and loved her husband very much. I will miss her but I know she is with our Heavenly Father and we will meet again. Sending my love and prayers to the family.

  2. CandleImageOur sister in Jesus Christ at Christ the Lord Lutheran Church. Such a beautiful, kind person who loved her husband, children, and family so much. You will be missed greatly by our family. Our love, prayers, and sympathy to the Ryan/Dooley family.
    In Christ Jesus who sustains us all.

  3. CandleImageI was very surprised and so sorry to hear about Melissa’s passing on March 25. I just found out yesterday. She has a heart of gold and always so kind and sweet. I’m lifting Carl and all her children, grandchildren and families in my prayers. 🙏🏻🌺🌸🌼💐

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