Alice Ryan

September 8, 1935 ~ February 10, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Alice Ryan Obituary

Alice (nee Newcomb) Ryan, 88, passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2024 surrounded by loved ones. Alice was born and raised in Bronx, NY, where she met her husband Jack.  She raised her family and lived in Ringwood, NJ for over forty years and for the last thirteen years has resided in the Wanaque Reserve community in Wanaque, NJ.

Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Ryan was employed for over twenty years as an Administrative Assistant with American Cyanamid Company and its successor company, Cytec Industries. She was a longtime, devoted parishioner of St. Catherine of Bologna in Ringwood, NJ and a woman of strong faith. Alice was a tireless caretaker and devoted wife and mother; family meant everything to her. She cherished time spent with her family and celebrated every moment of each family members’ accomplishments. She was also a long-time summer resident of Silver Beach, NJ. She was at her happiest there, sharing over thirty summers of good times with her husband, children, grandchildren, and numerous friends. Alice was tremendously proud of her Irish heritage and was a strong, independent woman. She also shared a love of animals, in particular by caring for her beloved dog April, later in life.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband of sixty-four years, Jack, cherished daughter Patricia, her brother Jackie, and her sisters Mary and Peggy.

Survivors include: daughters, Catherine Bailey (Jeff) and Teresa Ryan (Fran); son, Jay (Debbie); seven grandchildren, Brianna, Jenna, Kelsey, Tori, Shannon, Conor, Melanie and their respective significant others; three great grandchildren and one sibling, Martin Newcomb.

A Mass will be celebrated Friday, March 1, 2024 at 12:30pm at St. Catherine of Bologna Catholic Parish, 112 Erskine Road in Ringwood.  D’Agostino Funeral Home, 881 Ringwood Ave. Haskell, NJ 07465, is handling arrangements.

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Memorial Mass
March 1, 2024

12:30 PM
St. Catherine of Bologna Catholic Parish
112 Erskine Road
Ringwood, NJ 07456
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