James J. Ryan
08/27/1937 - 09/13/2018

James J. Ryan, 81, of Hanover, passed into God’s eternal care on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at his home. He was the husband of Irene H. (Gregorek) Ryan to whom he was married 28 years.  Born August 27, 1937 in Glasgow, Scotland, he was the son of the late Thomas L. and Anne Marie (Kelly) Ryan.  James was retired from Sweetheart Cup Co. in Maryland with over 30 years of service. He was a member of Annunciation BVM Catholic Church, McSherrystown and previously active with Boy Scout Troop 107. James always enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, especially his grandson.Surviving in addition to his wife are two children; James Ryan Jr. of York and Casey Tyransky and her husband Greg of Spring Grove and one grandson; Adam Tyransky. He was preceded in death by two brothers; Larry and John Ryan.   A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Annunciation BVM Catholic Church, McSherrystown with Rev. Charles L. Persing as celebrant. Burial will follow in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Dundalk, MD. Friends and relatives will be received Monday 6 to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown with prayers at 8 p.m.  Contributions in memory of James may be made to St. Teresa of Calcutta School, 316 North St., McSherrystown, PA 17344.

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Posted at:03/20/2019 9:09 am
Dear Jim; I miss you, but feel you with me everyday. You gave me so much love, I still feel your kind caring ways. I will always love you, forever. Till we meet again. Love Your Wife Irene

Posted at:09/18/2018 7:07 am
Edward and Mary Khoury
You were a good soul and wonderful man. You will be greatly missed.

Posted at:09/15/2018 10:10 am
Irene Ryan
Dearest Jim Keep the seat next to you open for me, til, then I will carry you in my heart and soul. LOVE YOUR WIFE, IRENE XXOOO

Posted at:09/14/2018 1:01 pm
Bernadette Gregorek
My love and prayers to Irene, Jimmy, Casey, Greg and Adam. Jim was a very kind and loving person that I will miss. A great husband, man, father and brother-in-law! You are in my thoughts. Bernadette

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