Joseph Ryan

Obituary of Joseph Ryan

Joseph W. Ryan, 68, of Mountain Lakes, NJ

Joseph W. Ryan, 68, of Mountain Lakes, NJ, passed away on January 27, 2017 at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. Joseph was born in Newark and was raised in Livingston before settling in Mountain Lakes 40 years ago.

Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 3-7 PM at the Dangler, Lewis and Carey Funeral Home, 312 West Main Street Boonton, NJ 07005. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at 10:00 AM, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 910 Birch Street, Boonton, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Joseph's name to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis,TN 38105-1942.

Joseph was a self employed Executive Search Consultant for many years. He was an alumnus of Livingston High School and Indiana State University . Joseph was a Past Chief with the Mountain Lakes Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the department's Relief Association. He also was a coach for Gray Hawks Football.

Joseph was the beloved husband of Richelle (nee Walmsley) Ryan for 42 years. He was the adored son of Regina Ryan and the late John Ryan. He was the loving father of Richard J. Ryan and Beth Ryan – Marquez and her husband Clay. Joseph is also survived by his caring sister Mary Kay Ciriaco and 2 cherished grandchildren.