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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 service 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, N.J and the Rotary Club of Seaside Park, NJ. She is a Certified Celebrant. Erin continues to live in Seaside Park with her two pups, Murphy and 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 Anchor Club of Toms River, Member of St. Catharine RC Church, Seaside Park, NJ
Mary has two daughters Amy Henwood-Basilotto and Krystle Henwood-Maver.
(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; Jersey Shore Business Network; 200 Club of Ocean County; Monmouth-Ocean Funeral Directors Association and the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association.
He is married to his wife Kristin and has twins Keri and Tommy Jr.

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.

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