Irene Ryan

Irene Ryan July 7, 1928 - October 7, 2012 Uncasville - Irene (Bordeau) Ryan, 84, wife of the late Edward W. Ryan of 245 Fitch Hill Rd., Uncasville, died Sunday morning at Crescent Point at Niantic. Born in Montville on July 7, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Rosanna (Verboncoeur) Bordeau. Prior to her retirement she was the proprietor of Eddie's Package Store in Groton. On August 17, 1946 at St. John Church in Uncasville, she was united in marriage to Edward W. Ryan who died March 26, 2010. She was also predeceased by a grand daughter Deaneen Varney, and a brother William Bordeau. Surviving are her three children and their spouses; Barbara and Larry Varney of Bozrah, Kathleen and Perry Ebel of Crossville, TN, and Thomas and Kathleen Ryan of Norwich; four grandchildren, Kimberly Varney, Jacob and Zachary Ebel, and Matthew Ryan; three great grand-children, Carrie and Crystal Varney-Bibeau, and Kataleya M. Ryan; two sisters, Lorraine Ruth Cote of Florida, and Shirley Malinowsky of Montville; one brother Clarence Bordeau of Montville, along with several nieces and nephews. A special "Thank You" is extended to the staff at Crescent Point for the care they showed to Irene and her family during her illness. Visitation 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at t he Labenski Funeral Home, 107 Boswell Ave., Norwich. Graveside Services will take place on Thursday at 1 P.M. at Maplewood Cemetery, Salem Tpke., Norwich, meeting at the cemtery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to Vitas Hospice, 628 Hebron Ave., Suite 300, Glastonbury, Ct. 06033.

Funeral Home

Labenski Funeral Home
107 Boswell Avenue Norwich, CT 06360
(860) 887-1769

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Oct. 9, 2012