SPRING GROVE Patricia A. Ryon, 57, entered in to God's eternal care, Saturday, December 1, 2012 at her residence after an extended illness. Patricia was the loving wife of Craig Ryon to whom she was married to for 34 years. Born July 11, 1955, in Hanover, she was the daughter of Delores (Toot) Alwine, step-daughter of Larry Alwine of Hanover, and daughter of Robert Mummert, step-daughter of Chris Mummert of Harrisburg. Patricia was a 1974 graduate of Spring Grove High School. She was employed by Hanover Foods where she worked in the quality control department for 14 years. Most recently, Mrs. Ryon was a representative for Avon and Cookie Lee Jewelry. She was a member of St. Jacob Stone Lutheran Church of Glenville. Patricia enjoyed camping, shopping, trips to the beach and spending time with her family. She was a wonderful mother who loved her family and grandchildren dearly. In addition to her husband and parents, Patricia is survived by her two sons, Craig Ryon, Jr. of Wrightsville, Tyler Ryon of Hanover; her two daughters, Nicole Ryon and Jennifer Ryon, both of Hanover; 11 grandchildren; her sister, Connie Nonemaker of Spring Grove; her two brothers, Andy Alwine of McSherrystown, and Steve Alwine of Ephrata. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Expressions of sympathy through flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made in Patricia's memory to the
, Attn:Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX, 75265-0309 or to the Sweet Charities Cancer Fund of Hanover, 1150 Carlisle Street, Suite 5, Hanover, PA 17331. The Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, has been entrusted by the family with the funeral arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on Dec. 4, 2012