Ryan, Gerald C. on November 22 of St. James and formerly of Merrick, West Hempstead & The Bronx, NY. Graduate of Hempstead High School and NYIT. Retired Deputy Inspector Nassau County Police Dept. Proud veteran of USMC. Loyal fan of Notre Dame, NY Giants and the NY Yankees. Loving husband and best friend of Joan D.(nee Holzinger). Cherished father of Joan, Kevin & Joanne, Sharon, Erin & Philip, Glen & Ann. Devoted Grandpa of Rachel, Travis, Jessica, Tara and Gerald. Dearest brother of Edward. Friends may call at the St. James Funeral Home, 829 Middle Country Rd. (Rt. 25) St. James, Sunday & Monday, 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm. Mass of Christian burial, Sts Philip & James RC Church, St. James, Tuesday 11:15am. Interment to follow at Calverton National Cemetery.