William F. Ryan, Sr.


William F. Ryan, Sr. 94, of Jonesville passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Cohoes, NY on June 11, 1927 to William and Antoinette Ryan. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving on the USS Juneau.

Bill was a heavy equipment operator for the Town of Clifton Park for over 30 years. He was a past member of the Jonesville Fire Department Fire Police. Bill was a great family man and he loved playing Skip-Bo, singing and listening to music. His greatest joy was the time he spent with his kids, grandkids, and great grandkids.

He was predeceased by his wife Lorraine, sister Doris Moran, and brothers Thomas Ryan, John Ryan, and Edwin Ryan. Bill is survived by his children William Ryan Jr. (Melody), Peter Ryan (Donna), Katherine Dixon (Dave), Joseph Ryan (Nancy) and James Ryan (Pam); grandchildren William Ryan III (Nicole), Steven Ryan (Olivia), Crystal Niedhammer (Tyler), Amanda Ryan (Ted), Veronica Castro (Curtis), Deanna Ryan, Douglas Ryan (Ashley), Megan Ryan, Donovan Ryan (Kristen), Patrick Ryan (Jenn), and Danette Gallogly (John); sister Patricia Cassidy; and many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours on Saturday, November 6 from 9am to 11am at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A graveside service will follow at 12 noon in the Jonesville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of William may be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Guest Book

Sid Belanger

What a Nice Nice Man. Whenever you saw him you ended laughing. Sorry I was unable to attend due to another commitment.

Beth Boland and Don Hayes

Joe and Nancy, We're so sorry to hear of your loss!!!! Take things slow, and my thoughts and prayers to you and family!!!❤

David and Linda Alling

Mr. Ryan, may you rest in peace. You will be greatly missed by all who knew you. We know you will keep all laughing up up in heaven!

Sandi Potenski Akyuz

So sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort you in your grief.

Tammy and Eric

We are so sorry for your loss. May your dad rest in peace and now he's with his beautiful wife watching over all of you. I pray for your strength during this difficult time. God Bless

Marion & Bob Brisson

Our deepest condolences and heart felt sympathy to the entire Ryan family.
May he Rest In Peace.❤️

Vanessa Stanko

Sending love and prayers to you all. Hoping uncle Bill is at peace now that he is with aunt Lorraine. I’m sure mom has found great-grandma by now, so hopefully she will be there to welcome uncle Bill. Sounds like a wild bunch up there, he’s in great hands and will forever be remembered.

Cindy Brabenec

Find comfort in your fond memories.
Cindy

George Donohue

I am so very sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy and condolences to the entire Ryan Family.