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Thomas Francis Ryan, of Chatham, NJ, passed away on Tuesday May 3rd at his home in Chatham, NJ. He was 63.
Tom was born on January 8, 1959 in Camden, NJ and attended Holy Cross High School in Delran, NJ and graduated in 1977. He then attended Episcopal Hospital School of Nursing and graduated in 1980 with an RN and then continued at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated in 1982 with a B.S. in Nursing. He later attended Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business in New York, NY and graduated in 1993 with an MBA in Corporate Finance.
Tom was a Burn Unit Nurse at The New York Hospital from 1990 – 1993. In 1992 Tom was awarded Nurse of the Year by the New York City Fire Department. Tom then became a Managing Director in the Risk Management department at Marsh & McLennan for 25 years in New York, NY. Up until his passing he was a Senior Principal of Integrated Casual Consulting for Willis Towers Watson in Short Hills, NJ.
During the week he loved cooking recipes from the New York Times Cooking website. He also enjoyed fine dining in the company of his family and friends. He had a passion for movies, art, drawing, the works of Walt Disney, and the humor of Howard Stern. He was humble, kind, and always giving with a smile. His family was all he ever needed.
He was a member of Corpus Christi R.C. Church in Chatham, NJ.
Tom is survived by his loving wife Angela, his daughters Natalie and Bridget and his son Danny. His Mother Edna Ryan, his Father Francis T Ryan (Deceased), his Sister Nancy Diamanti (Rich), his Nephew Nick Diamanti (Brittany), his sister Jane Ryan (Deceased). His Brother-in-Law Anthony Natale (Deborah), and nieces A.J. and Grace. His cousins, Brian Curtis (Linda), Kevin Curtis, Steven Curtis (Julie), Genn Curtis (Candy), and Brenda Curtis.