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A portrait of Lance Corporal Bartholomew Ryan. (Feb. (Credit: Handout)

A portrait of Lance Corporal Bartholomew Ryan. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Mourners remember Marine Bartholomew Ryan

Family members and friends remember Marine Bartholomew Ryan, who committed suicide while being held at the Nassau County Jail.

Stephanie Stiffen remembers her boyfriend, Bartholomew Bryan, a
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Stephanie Stiffen remembers her boyfriend, Bartholomew Bryan, a 32 year-old Iraq veteran who hanged himself in a Nassau County Jail. (March 20, 2012)

Stephanie Stiffen remembers her boyfriend, Bartholomew Bryan, a
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Stephanie Stiffen remembers her boyfriend, Bartholomew Bryan, a 32 year-old Iraq veteran who hanged himself in a Nassau County Jail. (March 20, 2012)

After the funeral Mass for Bartholomew Ryan, family
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After the funeral Mass for Bartholomew Ryan, family members follow the coffin out of St. Barnabas Church. Pictured is Thomas Ryan, left, Bartholomew's brother, his mother Lilyann Ryan, center, and sister-in-law Nicole.

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Tom Ryan talked to Newsday today outside of
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Tom Ryan talked to Newsday today outside of Charles O'Shea Funeral Home at the wake of his brother Bartholomew, who is said to have committed suicide sometime this past Thursday while he was being held at the Nassau County Jail. He was pulled over for suspicion of DUI. (Feb. 27, 2012)

Pallbearers carry the casket with the remains of
(Credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan)

Pallbearers carry the casket with the remains of Bartholomew Ryan into his funeral mass at St. Barnabas Church. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Pallbearers carry the casket with the remains of
(Credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan)

Pallbearers carry the casket with the remains of Bartholomew Ryan into his funeral mass at St. Barnabas Church. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Following the funeral mass for Bartholomew Ryan, family
(Credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan)

Following the funeral mass for Bartholomew Ryan, family members follow the casket out of St. Barnabas Church. Pictured are Bartholomew's mother Lillian Ryan, left, and his brother Thomas Ryan. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Pallbearers carry the casket with the remains of
(Credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan)

Pallbearers carry the casket with the remains of Bartholomew Ryan from his funeral mass at St. Barnabas Church. (Feb. 28, 2012)

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Father Valetine Rebello hugs the mother of Bartholomew
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Father Valetine Rebello hugs the mother of Bartholomew Ryan, Lillian, during her son's funeral mass at St. Barnabas Church. (Feb. 28, 2012)

Friends and family of Bartholomew Ryan (33) gathered
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Friends and family of Bartholomew Ryan (33) gathered for his wake at Charles O'Shea Funeral Home in Wantagh. (Feb. 27, 2011)

A portrait of Lance Corporal Bartholomew Ryan. (Feb.
(Credit: Handout)

A portrait of Lance Corporal Bartholomew Ryan. (Feb. 27, 2012)

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