Virginia Cecilia (Jean) Ryan

Virginia (Jean) Cecilia Ryan

AGE: 97 • formerly of Toms River

Virginia (Jean) Cecilia Ryan, 97, formerly of Toms River, NJ, died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Menorah Park, Syracuse, NY. Virginia was a communicant of St. Luke's Roman Catholic Church in Toms River, and a member of the Rosary Altar Society. She graduated from Jersey City Medical Center School of Nursing and as a private duty nurse, had a long career of helping others, retiring at 80 yrs. old.

She was predeceased by her husband, John M. Ryan in 1976. Surviving are her daughters, Barbara (Pat) McCall of Cazenovia, NY and Patricia Ryan of Storrs, CT. She is also survived by grandchildren, Tim (Erica) Myers, Matthew (Rebecca) Meyers, Kathleen (Mark) Valentine, Nora (Mike) Campbell, Maggie (Eric) Thompson and great-grandchildren, Craig, Cara, Jack, Anna, Luke and Sidney along with several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, April 13 at St. Luke's Roman Catholic Church in Toms River. The Rite of Committal will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Toms River. Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Red Cross. Please include "To benefit Super Storm Sandy relief" in the memo. To send an online condolence, please visit tait

Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 9, 2013