John 'Jack' S. Ryan

Monroe /
07 Oct 2019 | 02:57

    John "Jack" S. Ryan passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at his home in Monroe. He was 80 years old.

    The son of Patrick and Mary Hickey Ryan, he was born July 6, 1939, in Manhattan.

    Jack retired from Iron Workers Local 197, Stone Derrickmen & Riggers in Queens.

    Prior to his retirement in 1986 , he was president of Local 197 and well respected by the membership.

    He served proudly in the U.S. Marines from 19571963.

    Survivors include his wife Alice at home; his son Thomas Ryan and his girlfriend Cassie LeRoy of Minneapolis, Minn.; his daughters Maryalice Goulet and her husband Timothy of New York City and Patricia Ryan and Joseph DiChiara of Bronxville; two grandchildren: Quinn DiChiara and Alice Goulet; and many nieces and nephews.

    Jack is predeceased by his brothers Timothy and Thomas.

    Visitation was held Oct. 9 at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe.

    A Funeral Mass was held at Sacred Heart Church in Monroe on Oct. 10.

    Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope. Cremains will be interred at the Orange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

    Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis TN, 381480142.

    Arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home (8457828185; www.ssqfuneralhome.com).