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Patrick Joseph Cryan (1894-1961) World War II draft

Patrick Joseph Cryan (1894-1961) aka Packy Cryan, Railroad and later Texaco Refinery Worker in Bayonne, New Jersey (b. March 9, 1894; County Gallway, Ireland - d. April 24, 1961; Rutherford, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA)


He married Jane B. Gelchion (1895-1976) in 1927


He had the following children:

Rutherford Edit

In 1930 the family was living at 24 Hackett Place in Rutherford in Bergen County, New Jersey and Patrick was working for the railroad.

World War IIEdit

He filled out his draft card while living at 24 Hackett Place, and he was working for the Railway Express Company in New York City.


April 24, 1961, Rutherford, Bergen County, New Jersey.


Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, New Jersey.

Memories about Patrick CryanEdit

  • Vincent Matthew Haney (1914-2003) writes: "He was a war hero in WWI. He had the silver star and the purple heart and 2 bronze stars. He was a big hero. He lived in Jersey City and then moved to Rutherford. They had two kids, Thomas and Jane. Tom is dead and Jane is in a nursing home in Jersey City, New Jersey. Patrick and Jane are both buried in Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City.