Joachim Paschal Ryan, 86, of Manahawkin, NJ went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Paschal (known to all of us) was in the Royal Air Force and lived in England for several years. He enjoyed traveling and lived in many places including spending retirement in Nevada for over ten years. Also an avid writer with several published books he received the Famous Poet for 2004 Shakespeare Trophy of Excellence. He also took great pride in the accomplishment of feeding the hungry for many years.
Born on June 21, 1932 in Limerick, Ireland to Joseph and Ita (Hogan). He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 64 years, Edith Mary (Ridge) and their son, Michael William. Surviving are his loving sister, Carmel of Bergenfield and brother, John Clement, County Clare, Ireland; two sons, Andrew Paschal of Inverness, FL., and David and wife Kimberly of Barnegat, NJ and two cherished grandchildren, Jessica Lynn and David Patrick.
Visitation will be from 12 to 3 PM on Monday, November 12, 2018 at Barnegat Funeral Home, 841 W. Bay Ave., Barnegat, NJ (www.BarnegatFH.com)