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Fergal Joseph Ryan

Fergal Ryan of Park Slope, Brooklyn formerly of Ballyfermot, Dublin passed away on June 16th 2022. He was 57 years old. Born in Dublin to Michael and Elizabeth Ryan, Fergal was one of three children. He was raised in Ballyfermot where he attended De La Salle Primary School before graduating from St. John’s College in Ballyfermot. Fergal trained as a bar tender at DIT, Cathal Bruagh St. in Dublin. He served his time at the Grove Inn before moving to Brooklyn where he would continue his trade as a bartender. Fergal worked at “200 5th Bar and Restaurant” for over 30 years. In his spare time he loved to play golf, follow the GAA back home in Ireland and root for Leeds United. He also loved going to Mets games with his many friends. 


Fergal will be remembered as a kind and generous person, with a wonderful sense of humor. He was loyal and liked by everyone who knew him.


Fergal is survived by his sister Deirdre and her husband George Hanna, his nephew Gary, his niece Lynsey, his brother in-law Tony Galvin and his grand-nieces Heidi and Ivy. Fergal will be missed by his extended family and everyone who knew him. He is predeceased by his parents Michael and Elizabeth Ryan, his sister Geraldine Galvin and his cousin Susan. 


A celebration of Fergal’s life will take place at McMahons Public house located at 39 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday June 21st at 7:00pm. Fergal will be repatriated home to Dublin where he will be buried with his parents at Newlands Cross Cemetery, Tallaght in Dublin. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Fergal's Name to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust. For more information or to leave a condolence please visit www.pelhamfuneral.com

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Deepest and heartfelt sympathy to you Deirdre, George extended family and friends REST IN PEACE FERGAL

Brid Mc Manamon Dublin Jun 21 2022 6:37 PM

So so sad r.I.p.Fergal .thinking of you Deidre George and lyndsay and Garry love kx

Kathleen McGouran Jun 21 2022 3:25 PM

So saddened to hear of Fergal's passing. My thoughts are with my dear friend Deirdre and George.
Fergal was such a kind and gentle soul.

Sandra Radburn Jun 21 2022 2:36 PM

My Deepest Condolences Deirdre at the sad news of your beautiful brother Fergal’s passing. Such a lovely guy. A gentle and kind soul. Thinking of you

Sandra Radburn Jun 21 2022 2:30 PM

Sending my deepest condolences to Deirdre and the Ryan family on the passing of Fergal..will always remember him with his smiley face, snow white shirts and skinny leather tie back in the 80's..RIP Fergie

Deirdre liott Jun 21 2022 12:54 PM

So sorry to hear of your brothers passing deirdre thinking of you at this sad time may hecrest in peace

Gillian lockhart Jun 21 2022 12:52 PM

Rest In Peace Fergal..Thinking of Deirdre and Family. Very Sad for you all ❤

Martina McEvoy Jun 21 2022 11:51 AM

Rest in peace Fergie. Remembered as one really very nice guy.. Mary (Gaynor). Nolan..

Mary Gaynor Nolan Jun 21 2022 11:05 AM

Deepest sympathy to Deirdre and family on the passing of our life friend Fergie
We played together as nippers , started school the same day and went together every day after .
Great memories which can never be taken away
Too young to be taken from us

Glen & Margaret

Glen kelly Jun 21 2022 8:13 AM

So sorry for your loss Deirdre... such a lovely lad .. Big smile and a heart of gold ... RIP Fergal

Sarah Proudfoot Jun 21 2022 8:07 AM

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