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John J. Ryan

Obituary for John J. Ryan

October 22, 2018
Margate, New Jersey


John J. Ryan, 97, of Margate, NJ entered into rest on Monday October 22, 2018 surrounded by his caring family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late John Stephen and Marion Starling (Seifert) Ryan. He was the devoted husband of the late Anna Ryan and after her passing of the late Pauline Ryan.

John was a graduate of Atlantic City High School class of 1939. He bravely served his country in WWII fighting in the Philippines. John worked for the Atlantic City Post office for 47 years and for the last 12 of those years he was the Post Master for all of southern New Jersey. John enjoyed reading, watching all the Philadelphia sports teams and was a runner well into his seventies. John won the award for best dressed man at the Atlantic City Boardwalk Easter Parade three times in the late 50s.

John will be missed and remembered by his family; John A. and Camille Ryan, Robert Victor and Maria Ryan, Patricia Ryan and Joseph Dryer, Allison Dryer, Lindsay Dryer Pope, Paul Ryan, Debbie Ryan and Bill Ryan.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. To pay respects, leave condolences or share your fondest memory of John please visit . Services have been entrusted to Jeffries and Keates Funeral Home 609-646-3400.

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