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145 Saint Catherine Boulevard
Toms River, NJ 08757
Phone: (732) 505-1900
Fax: (732) 244-2226

Peace of Mind and Heart

Before, During and Beyond

Timothy E. Ryan Owner/Senior Director

N.J. Lic. No. 3103

Our Experienced Funeral Home Staff

funeral director Our staff of trained counselors stand ready to assist with either at-need or pre-need services. Our funeral home staff devotes their attention to providing personal service, they provide flexibility and creativity that makes a difference in today's funeral arrangements. Our funeral directors are dedicated to provide care and compassion to every family they serve, making each service provided to be the highest quality service available.

Our Funeral Home Staff:

 


Timothy E. Ryan, CFSP, Senior Director/Owner NJ License No. 3103
Email: timothyryan@ryanfuneralhome.com

Mr. Ryan was born in Orange, New Jersey and in his youth lived in Bloomfield, & Howell Twsp., New Jersey.

Tim is a graduate of Howell High School, Howell, New Jersey. He attended St. Joseph Seminary for Franciscan Friars, O.F. M. Pulaski, Wisconsin and Graduated from The American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service, New York, New York.

He started his funeral director career as an intern at Poulson & Van Hise Funeral Director’s of Trenton & Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Mr. Ryan than went on to serve the remainder of his internship with his uncle Jack, at the John J. Ryan Home for Funerals, Keansburg, New Jersey.


Erin Ryan
Email: erinryan@ryanfuneralhome.com

Erin Ryan, daughter of Tim Ryan has been employed at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals for many years. Born in Point Pleasant, NJ, she is a lifelong resident of Seaside Park, where she lived above the funeral home for many years until building her own home in Seaside Park.  Erin graduated from Monsignor Donovan High School in 1994. She graduated from the Mortuary Science Program at Mercer County Community College, Trenton, N.J. and will soon follow in her father’s footsteps. Erin is a member of the Women of the Moose, Ortley Beach, and Trustee on the Ocean County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee. She is a Certified Celebrant. Erin continues to live in Seaside Park with her pup, Seamus.
(Erin is unlicensed and not qualified to make funeral arrangements, embalm or conduct funerals)

Mary Ryan, Office Manager
Email: maryryan@ryanfuneralhome.com

Mary Ryan, sister of Tim Ryan, has been Office Manager at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals since 1990.  A longtime resident of Lavallette, NJ and Seaside Park, NJ, she formerly lived in Florida, where she graduated from Gulf High School, New Port Richey, FL. She is a member, past treasurer and recording secretary of the Soroptimist International of Toms River, NJ and a member of the Woman of the Moose, Ortley Beach, NJ, Works on the Election Board, Lavallette, NJ, 200 Club of Ocean County and a Member of St. Catharine RC Church, Seaside Park, NJ
Mary has two daughters Amy Henwood-Basilotto and Krystle Henwood-Maver and enjoys spending time with her grandsons Blake Edward Maver and Wayne Ryan Basilotto.
(Mary is unlicensed and not qualified to make funeral arrangements, embalm or conduct funerals)

Alice Ryan Santangelo, Accounting Executive
Email: aliceryan@ryanfuneralhome.com

Alice Ryan Santangelo, sister of Tim Ryan, has been an Accounting Executive at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals since September 1999.  A longtime resident of Brick, NJ, she formerly lived in Lavallette, NJ and Florida.
Alice is a member of Church of the Visitation, Brick, NJ and the Woman of the Moose, Ortley Beach, NJ and the 200 Club of Ocean County. She also served as Treasurer of the  Friends of Tim Ryan Campaign Fund.
She is married to her husband Jerry and has a daughter Norma.
(Alice is unlicensed and not qualified to make funeral arrangements, embalm or conduct funerals)

Mark L. Sarin, NJ License No. 4134
Email: marksarin@ryanfuneralhome.com

Mark L. Sarin, NJ License No. 4134, has been a Funeral Director at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals since January 1993.   Born and raised in Holmdel, NJ, he graduated from Holmdel High School in 1985.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Ramapo College, Ramapo, NJ in 1989.  He graduated from American Academy McAllister Institute New York City, New York with a degree in Mortuary Science and is a licensed funeral director in New Jersey. Mark is a member of the British Institute of Embalmers, New Jersey State Funeral Director’s Association,  Monmouth and Ocean Funeral Director’s Association, Harmony Lodge F & AM Toms River, NJ, 200 Club of Ocean County, the Moose Lodge # 399 Ortley Beach, NJ, and the Emerald Society of Ocean County, NJ.                
He is married to his wife Alicia and has four children Lilliana, Patrick, Evelyn Rose and Abigail.

Thomas W. Renkin, NJ License No. 4250
Email: tomrenkin@ryanfuneralhome.com

Thomas W. Renkin, NJ License No. 4250, has been a Funeral Director at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals since January 1998.  A lifelong resident of Toms River, NJ, he graduated from Toms River High School East in 1991.  He graduated from DeSales University, Center Valley, PA in 1995, receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.  He then received a Certificate in Mortuary Science from Mercer County Community College in 1997 and is a licensed funeral director in New Jersey.

Tom is a member of the Presbyterian Church of Toms River; Toms River Elks Lodge 1875; The Ancient Order of Hibernians: 200 Club of Ocean County.
He is married to his wife Kristin and has twins Keri and Tommy Jr.

Marilyn S. Meloni, NJ License No 3828

Marilyn S. Meloni, NJ License No 3828 has been a Funeral Director at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals since November 2016. Born and raised in South River, NJ, she graduated from South River High School in 1981.  She received her Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and Natural Sciences from Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, NJ in 1998.  She graduated from Mercer County College with a certificate in Mortuary science and is a licensed funeral director in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Marilyn entered the United States Navy in June 1993 as a licensed Funeral Director and having served for 23 years, retired in September 2016 at the rank of Chief Hospital Corpsman, Fleet Marine Force.. She is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. She is a member of the British Institute of Embalmers, American Legion Post 214 South River, the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association and serves on the South River Mayor's Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities and a member of Our Lady of Victory RC Church in Sayreville. She is married to Stefanie Cooper-Meloni and continues to reside in South River.

Deanna Vazquez, Administrative Assistant
Email: deannavazquez@ryanfuneralhome.com

Deanna Vazquez has been an Administrative Assistant at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals since June 2004. A resident of Jackson for some time now, Deanna graduated from Bay Ridge High School and attended Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, NY. Deanna also attended IBM Technical School in New York. Deanna and her husband have one son, one daughter and one granddaughter.
(Unlicensed and not qualified to make funeral arrangements, embalm, or conduct funerals)

Brody Rafferty Ryan, Therapy Dog

Brody Rafferty Ryan was born on February 22, 2012. He was one of a litter of 9. He came to live with Denise and Tim Ryan in Toms River, NJin April of 2012. He hit the lottery when his human parents picked him out!
He lives a great dog's life running the Ryan household! He gets lots of walks, swims in the pool often and has many friends. Mom and dad made sure he got the proper education-a private trainer to teach him manners-Canine Good Citizen classes and Therapy Dog School. Monday mornings he goes to work at the hospital to visit and make people smile. He has discovered where all the doggie treats are kept in each department. Not surewho likes visiting more, Brody or his mom! Winters are spent in sunny Florida taking long walks, lunching at outdoor restaurants and hanging with his furry friends at the pool or the doggie beach. He is very handsome, very loved, very spoiled and very lucky!
"Pet therapy dogs cannot be explained, they must be experienced". Kindred Souls