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Jerome "Jerry" Ryan

July 7, 1931 - May 11, 2015


VIRGINIA BEACH- Jerome “Jerry” Ryan, 83, passed away on May 11, 2015. He was born in New York to the late James and Marcella Ryan. Jerome served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Virginia Beach, the Ancient Order of the Hibernians and was an avid bridge player.

Jerome is survived by his wife, Judy Ryan; four children, Maureen Ventrice and husband John, Ken Ryan, Jerry Ryan and wife Masumi, and Judy Ryan; and three grandchildren, Nicholas Ventrice, Deki Ryan and Lana Ryan.

A visitation will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1801 Baltic Avenue, Virginia Beach. A Funeral Mass will be conducted on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 10:00am at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 1404 Pacific Avenue, Virginia Beach with Rev. Esteban DeLeon officiating. A reception will be held in the church after the Mass with burial to follow in Rosewood Memorial Park. Condolences may be shared with the family at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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