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Michael F. Ryan

d. October 26, 2020

Michael F. Ryan Cohoes - Michael F. Ryan died suddenly on Monday, October 26, 2020. Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Geraldine Boswell and Vincent Ryan Sr. and was the beloved husband of the late Karen Jensen Ryan who passed away on October 23rd, 2020. Michael is survived by his siblings: Colleen (Peter) Storrings, Peg Ryan, Tina (Todd) Rorick, Vincent (Marybeth) Ryan and Edward (Karen) Ryan; brother in-law of Cathy (Richard, Jr.) Wark, Kevin (Joanne) Jensen. In addition to his siblings, Michael is survived by niece and nephews Liam Storrings, Stephanie Smith (Dustin), Molly Rorick, Jesse Ryan (Marenah), Kyle Ryan(Jackie), Casey Ryan, the late Alexander Ryan, Sean Ryan, Colin Smith, Kayleigh Ryan, Jaxson Smith, Spencer Ryan, and Christopher Ryan. Michael is also survived by his loving in-laws, Catherine Jensen, Cathy Wark (Rick Jr.), Kevin Jensen (Joanne). Richard "Ricky" Wark-III, Kristopher Wark (Karen's godson), Bethanie Wark, Joyce-Lynn Jensen, Mitchell Jensen, Arielle Ooms, Megan Ooms, Katelyn Ooms, Michael attended Lansingburgh School and worked at various jobs during his life but he found his true happiness in driving a school bus for Durham Bus Co. Michael bonded with his kids on the bus and his kids returned his admiration by calling him Uncle Mike. Michael, while working at Samaritan Hospital as an transportation orderly found his one and only true love, Karen Jensen, and was married on October 9, 1993. Karen and Mike shared a love of animals and had many pets who became their babies. Their home was always filled with laughter and love with their four legged children and the company of Karen’s nieces and nephews who practically grew up in their home. Family and friends are invited to visit with Michael’s family on November 7th, from 1-3pm at the Konicek & Collett Funeral Home, LLC, 1855 12th Avenue, Watervliet. A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations to the ASPCA or the American Diabetes Association would be deeply appreciated. In addition to his siblings, Michael is survived by niece and nephews Liam Storrings, Stephanie Smith (Dustin), Molly Rorick, Jesse Ryan (Marenah), Kyle Ryan(Jackie), Casey Ryan, the late Alexander Ryan, Sean Ryan, Colin Smith, Kayleigh Ryan, Jaxson Smith, Spencer Ryan, and Christopher Ryan. Michael is also survived by his loving in-laws, Catherine Jensen, Cathy Wark (Rick Jr.), Kevin Jensen (Joanne). Richard "Ricky" Wark-III, Kristopher Wark (Karen's godson), Bethanie Wark, Joyce-Lynn Jensen, Mitchell Jensen, Arielle Ooms, Megan Ooms, Katelyn Ooms,
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Saturday, November 7, 2020

1:00 - 3:00pm (Eastern time)

Konicek & Collett Funeral Home

1855 12th Ave, Watervliet, NY 12189

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Saturday, November 7, 2020

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Konicek & Collett Funeral Home, LLC

1855 12th Ave, Watervliet, NY 12189

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