ALBANY – John “Jack” W. Ryan, born February 21, 1937 to William A. Ryan and Anna Evelyn(Werking) Ryan in Albany, NY, passed away peacefully on June 27, 2019 in the presence of his loving family at the Teresian House, Colonie. Jack was the oldest of four children, pre-deceased by brother James, and is survived by brother Paul Ryan, and sister Jean Ryan. Jack had five children, pre-deceased by son Mark Ryan, survived by James Ryan, Regina Ryan-Gaule, Teresa Ryan-Rowe, and Matthew Ryan, five grandchildren, Ian Gaule, Chelsea Ryan, Timothy Gaule, Michael Gaule, and McKenzie Ryan, daughters-in-law Lori(Peszko)Ryan and Colleen(Flynn)Ryan, and son-in-law Christopher Gaule, and long-time companion Marguerite Hogan. Jack worked for Meyerbank Electric Company for several years as an electrician before working at NYS OGS as an electrical estimator. Jack served in the Navy Reserves for over 40 years and obtained the rank of Senior Master Chief. Jack donated his remains to The Anatomical Gift Program at Albany Medical College. Services will be held in September. More details will be available as that time approaches, and may be found at www.HansFuneralHome.com/john-jack-w-ryan/, where a message of condolence for the family can also be left. An additional service announcement will be made.