Elinor Ryan

Brighton, Massachusetts


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Elinor C. Ryan of Brighton died peacefully surrounded by her family on July 19, 2011. She was 94 years old. Elinor was the beloved daughter of the late Margaret M. (Dennis) and John J. Ryan. She was pre-deceased by her sister Margorie Ryan Zopf and her niece Jean F. Ryan. Elinor is survived by...

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Iam sorry for your loss. I hope the best for your families and I think of the scripture at act 17:31 will comfort you in this time of need.

Dear Ryan Family,
I cherish my conversations with "Aunt El". She was a kind and gentle woman with a glint of mischief in her eyes. I think the mischievious part is why we got along so well. I hope that your memories of the fun times with Aunt El will also bring you comfort.
Lorraine or "B" ( Aunt El loved the "B" story!)

Dear Uncle Bud,
Because of Aunt El's friendship with my Mum - Lucille, El created a standard that I have to judge all of my own friends against. In some ways, it would be an impossible standard to meet. because they remained friends for life. Aunt El was as Ellie described a person who never "had a bad word" to assign to anyone. My sons will all miss all of her little gifts, a willing ear for all their stories, a tan gas stove in her warm kitchen. those Pepperidge Farms...

Dear Bud and to the entire Ryan Family ... love and prayers to you all. I have many great memories of Elinor ... She was a beautiful Lady with a big heart ... God bless her!
~ rosie hanlon

Dear Bud and Family:

Our deepest sympathy for your loss. We have fond memories of the days when Joe worked next door and told Elinor such funny stories and she enjoyed hearing them. I kept her up to date on our Christmas cards with all the family. The world has lost a loving, kind woman with a wonderful sense of humor. We cherish our old memories.

Joe & Teresa Terranova