Joseph Patrick Ryan, 93, passed away May 12, 2019, in Hancock. He was born in Bar Harbor, March 5, 1926, the son of James Patrick and Mary (Carlin) Ryan.
Joe graduated from Bar Harbor High School in 1944 and entered the U S Navy and served as chief gunner’s mate. Upon retirement in 1983, he became a civil servant as a butcher. He enjoyed golfing, spending winters in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and spending time with his beloved sister, Anna C. Ryan of Bar Harbor. He was predeceased by his brother, James E. Ryan, in 1999 and sister, Rita Mary Ryan, in 1947.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 9:30 a.m., May 16, 2019, at the Holy Redeemer Church, 21 Ledgelawn Ave., Bar Harbor. Interment will be at Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
Contributions in Joseph’s memory may be made to the Bar Harbor Food Pantry, 36 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor 04609 or Holy Redeemer Church, 21 Ledgelawn Ave., Bar Harbor, ME 04609.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert, ME 04660.
Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.