Sherry Lynn (Jones) Ryan
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Of Rancho Bernardo, CA transitioned peacefully to her eternal life on December 29, 2012, after complications from a head injury. Sherry was born in South Bend, IN on June 21, 1944 and was raised in Flossmoor, IL. Her family moved to Delmar, NY where she graduated from Bethlehem Central High School ('62). Sherry attended Virginia Intermont College, in Bristol, VA receiving her AA in Medical Sciences ('64). Soon after college, Sherry met James "Jeff" Ryan and they were married in 1971 in Westport, CT. They lived in Ridgewood, NJ when they had their kids, Christopher ('73), and the twins, Jennifer & Cameron ('76). The Ryan family moved to Rancho Palos Verdes, CA in 1979, as Jeff transferred positions with BMW. Sherry and Jeff divorced a few years later. Sherry moved with the kids to Torrance, CA, where she worked as an Executive Assistant for 19 years with: Capital Associates; Total Renal Care, Total Pharmaceutical Care; and Abbey Healthcare. In 2000, Sherry retired and moved to Rancho Bernardo to be with her ailing mother, and has enjoyed living in San Diego County. Sherry was a wonderful mother, loving and caring for her children with generosity and kindheartedness. Her love of giving extended to family, friends and charitable causes. Sherry was a wonderful cook, a great seamstress, loved to play darts and enjoyed doing family genealogy. She liked camping with the kids, traveling around the world, and going on cruises with family and friends. She will be greatly missed, yet we are confident that we will see her again in heaven with Jesus. Sherry is survived by her son, Christopher J. Ryan (Torrance, CA), her daughter, Jennifer L. Ryan (Carlsbad, CA); her brother, Philip K. Jones (Poway, CA); 2 aunts, 6 cousins, 2 nieces and 2 nephews. Sherry was predeceased by her parents, Charles R. and Barbara J. (Westfall) Jones, and by her son, Cameron J. Ryan. A memorial service will be held at Emmanuel Faith Community Church at 639 E. 17th Ave, Escondido, CA on January 12th at 12:30pm. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 10, 2013