RYAN - Rita A., (nee Cummings), a long time resident of Garden City, NY on January 11, 2021. Beloved wife of Gerard K. Ryan, Jr. Loving mother of Katherine Martocci (Christopher), & Gerard Ryan, III (Kristin). Adored grandma of Sophia and Brooke. Survived by her sister Alice Fishlinger. Cherished daughter of the late Harry and Alice Cummings. Dedicated teacher of Signal Hill Elementary School, Dix Hills, NY. Private burial at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to: Carol Aghajanian, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, 300 East 66th Street NY, NY 10065.
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Published by Newsday from Jan. 12 to Jan. 17, 2021.