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Josephine Patricia Ryan

May 28, 2022

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Ms. Josephine Patricia Ryan passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022.  Jo, as her family and friends called her; was born in the Bronx on March 20, 1927.  She was a lifelong resident of the borough and a member of Our Lady of the Assumption parish.  She graduated from St. Vincent's Nursing School and worked at Westchester Square Hospital, retiring as a nursing supervisor of the Oncology floor.  She will always be remembered for her compassion for the sick and needy.  In her off time, she nursed seriously ill family and neighbors.  In retirement, she traveled extensively and was an avid gardener.  Her backyard was filled with blueberry bushes, peach trees and a vegetable garden each summer.  Jo is survived by her sister, Virginia Kovel of New York City, six nieces and two nephews.

The family will receive friends and relatives at Ralph Giordano Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 11:00 am.  Ms. Ryan will be laid to rest immediately following the funeral mass at St. Raymond's Cemetery.

Her care and arrangements have been entrusted to Ralph Giordano Funeral Home.

Due to public health concern, masks are recommended to be worn at all times at the funeral home to protect family, staff and the community.


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June 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ralph Giordano Funeral Home
1727 Crosby Ave
Bronx, New York 10461

Mass of Christian Burial
June 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Assumption Church
1634 Mahan Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

Burial of Cremains
June 2, 2022

12:00 PM
Saint Raymond's Cemetery (Old)
1201 Balcolm Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465

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