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Toryn Lane, 54

December 22, 2021

Toryn Maxwell Lane, 54 of Ware, MA. and formerly of North Adams, MA. died suddenly at New Haven Hospital in New Haven CT. He was born in North Adams on June 8, 1967 a son of Gordon Lane and Donna (Slaughter) Degnan. Toryn was a graduate of Drury High School and was a decorated veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He was employed as a truck driver for the J.P. Noonan Transportation Co. for several years.

Toryn enjoyed playing and watching hockey and loved riding his Ducati motorcycle.

Survivors include his mother and father Donna Degnan and Gordon Lane, son Brandon Maxwell Lane and his granddaughter Giavanna Rose Lane. He is also survived by sisters Karen Drummond, Meribah Lane, Dawn Bromley and brothers Walker Lane and Darin Lane. He was predeceased by his stepmother Rosemarie Gelinas who raised him.

Calling hours to celebrate the Life of Toryn Lane will take place Thursday January 6, 2022 at the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA. from 5-7 p.m. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit


Recollections & Sympathy For the Family
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My condolences to all. He was a wonderful person and a great neighbor.
from: Jody J Cillion: 03-18-2022

Meribah and family, So sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.
from: Scott Risleyon: 01-21-2022

I am so sorry for your loss.
from: Pam Sistoon: 01-19-2022

Darin, I am so sorry to see your brother passed. May God provide you and your family with peace, and comfort during this time.

Renee Marcantel
from: Renee Marcantelon: 01-07-2022

So sorry to hear of Tory's passing. I had the pleasure, and I do mean pleasure, of playing hockey on teams with his dad Gordy, brothers Walker and Darin, and his son Brandon. It was always a plus to have a Lane on your team. Best wishes to all in the family in coping with his loss.

Peter Haviland
from: PETER HAVILANDon: 01-06-2022

Sending you all much love, hugs, and many prayers ! I have so many fond memories of Toryn when we were all kids growing up in the neighborhood. What fun we had. ~!Toryn was always such a kind soul, and a hard working man. He will be missed dearly!
from: Lisa Pereiraon: 01-05-2022

My heartfelt sympathy to you all. I always regarded him as a member of the family and he always greeted me warmly when we ran across each other. A very decent and honorable man.
from: Gail Royon: 01-03-2022

To the Lane family,
So sorry to hear of Tory's passing. Had a lot of fun playing hockey with him Walker and Darin over the years!!!! My condolences to the family!!!!😪
from: David Boyeron: 01-03-2022

Shayne, I am so very sorry for your loss. Tory was a great guy and he will missed by all. My deepest condolences to you and your family.
from: Becky on: 01-03-2022

Thinking of you and your family in this difficult time. I’m so sorry for you loss.
The LoPresto Family
from: Nick LoPrestoon: 01-03-2022

Darin and family, I am so sorry to hear the passing of your brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
from: Trinaon: 01-03-2022

Shayne I'm so sorry for your loss. I know you have been together long time. He will remain in you heart forever. RIP Toryn
from: Therese M Beisoon: 01-03-2022

From all of the local drivers in the area, RIP my truck driving friend!!
from: Andy Bedardon: 01-02-2022

So sad. Condolences to all. Keep the faith.
from: Bob and Nancy Waltermireon: 12-31-2021

So sad and too soon. Condolences to all.
from: Bob an Nancy Waltermireon: 12-31-2021

Sad to learn; gone too soon. Condolences
to Tory’s family.🙏😔
from: Diane Parsonson: 12-31-2021

It is so sad to hear of the passing Tory. He was such a great personal friend and was an important part of our lives for a short time. We remember him as being always thoughtful, caring, and always in a good mood regardless of the situation. We were fortunate to know have known such a wonderful man and may he ride his motorcycle to heaven and rest in peace.
from: Jim Morocco, & Carolyn Larabeeon: 12-31-2021

Tory was a great friend of mine in my teenage years and friends with my husband and family in the hockey family.... He was a wonderful person and great loss. I am so sorry to his family and friends please remember happy memories he was a great person!
from: Tracey Lairdon: 12-30-2021

My heart, thoughts, and prayers are with all of you. We have all been childhood friends. I'm sorry for your loss. I love all you. He will be missed. May he rest in peace.
Love Lisa
from: Lisa Fisher McElroy on: 12-30-2021

My deepest condolences the the family of Toryn Lane. I vividly remember him when he and his siblings attended Monument Square Day. Care Center. Periodically we would into each other in the community and he said that he remembered me and Eloise who were his teachers at the time. He was a fine young man and my heart goes out to all of you at this difficult time🙏🙏
from: Richard (Dick) Lejaon: 12-30-2021

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