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Agnes V. Ryan

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Agnes V. Ryan

AGE: 89 • Wilmington

Agnes V. Daney Ryan

Age 89 of Wilmington DE passed away on Friday, September 18, 2015

Agnes was born and raised in Wilmington, DE the daughter of the late John A and Mary A Daney. She was a lifelong member of St. Elizabeth's parish and a member of the first graduating class of St. Elizabeth High School. She was a legal secretary following high school. After she and Joe raised their family, Agnes returned to work, retiring from DuPont Hospitality in 1991.

Agnes was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Joseph E. Ryan, Sr. in 2007; her siblings, Elizabeth Burns, John A. Daney, Jr., Marie Daney, Marguerite Igo, Ann Bukowski and Joseph J. Daney, and her son-in-law Theodore Orzechowski. She is survived by her children, Joseph E. Ryan, Jr. (Diane), Mary Agnes Rutkowski (John), Ann Place, Margaret Mary Kirlin (Dennis), Patricia Tucker (Daniel), Maria Dambrosio (Frank), Cecilia Manley (David) and Jane Newman (Perry), 21 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her sisters, Catherine Coleman and Jane Donnelly and many nieces and nephews.

The family expresses its gratitude to Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital and Dr. Cynthia Heldt and staff for the care and kindness shown to our mother.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation at Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington on Wednesday, September 23 from 4-7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth's Church, Cedar and S. Clayton Sts., Wilmington, on Thursday, September 24 at 10:30am. Burial will be in Cathedral Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Agnes may be sent to St. Vincent DePaul and Outreach at St. Elizabeth's Church, 809 S. Broom St. Wilmington, DE 19805.

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Published in The News Journal from Sept. 21 to Sept. 23, 2015
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