ST. ALBANS — Ryan Francis Robtoy a lifelong resident of this area passed away unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at his home.

Born on April 10, 1993, in St. Albans, he is the son of Angelique (Benoit) Robtoy and the late Ronald F. Robtoy, II. Ryan was 23 years old.

Ryan was educated in St. Albans and was an avid “gamer” where he made friends from all over. He also was a huge fan of Bob Marley, loved anything with a motor, and there wasn’t anything he couldn’t take apart.

Survivors include his mother, Angelique Robtoy and her partner, Thomas Massey, of St. Albans; his sister, Chelsea Salvaty and her husband, Michael, of Rutland; his niece, Emilee Ives; nephew, William Massey and his sister, Kaycee Connelly and her husband, Joseph.

Ryan is also survived by his grandparents, Jean Benoit of Swanton and Elaine and Ronald Robtoy of St. Albans; his aunts and uncles, Kellie Robtoy and Ian Giroux, Penny Hall, and April and Clayton Thibodeau as well as his cousins, Alyssa Minick, Mandi Boutin, Timothy Fournier, Zachary Robtoy, Caleb Thibodeau and Kyrah Thibodeau

Ryan was predeceased by his father, Ronald Robtoy, II on July 23, 1995 and his cousin, Jason A. Robtoy on June 13, 2014.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main Street, St. Albans.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with the Reverend Maurice J. Roy officiating.

To send Ryan’s family a written expression of sympathy, please go to his on-line guest book at