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In Memory of

William F. Ryan

February 26, 1930 - September 11, 2017

Obituary


William "Bill" Ryan passed away September 11, 2017 at the age of 87. A long-time resident of Nanuet, NY, he was born February 26, 1930 in the Bronx to Charles and Margaret Ryan of Ireland. He attended St. Jerome's Boys School in the Bronx and Bronx Vocational School. He served in the Merchant Marines and in the US Navy during the Korean War. He later worked as a Stationary Engineer for the City College of New York and Columbia University.

He is survived by his sons Charles (Lisa), Andrew, and William (Alissa) Ryan, and...

William "Bill" Ryan passed away September 11, 2017 at the age of 87. A long-time resident of Nanuet, NY, he was born February 26, 1930 in the Bronx to Charles and Margaret Ryan of Ireland. He attended St. Jerome's Boys School in the Bronx and Bronx Vocational School. He served in the Merchant Marines and in the US Navy during the Korean War. He later worked as a Stationary Engineer for the City College of New York and Columbia University.

He is survived by his sons Charles (Lisa), Andrew, and William (Alissa) Ryan, and daughter Margaret Krasinski (Ray). He was also a loving grandfather to his 9 grandchildren: Deirdre, Katherine, Sean, Joshua, Andrew, Angela, Siobahn, Marlee, and Sienna. He is pre-deceased by his beloved wife, Katherine, and his dear sisters, Eileen ("Helen") and Margaret ("Peggy"). He will be forever in our hearts.

Visiting will be held at Higgins Funeral Home in New City on Thursday, September 14 from 7-9 pm and Friday, September 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 16 at 10 am at St. Anthony's Parish in Nanuet, followed by interment at St. Anthony's Cemetery.