Mary L. Ryan, 89, of Terryville, died Wednesday (March 11, 2009) at the Bristol Hospital.
Mary was born April 14, 1919 in Terryville, CT. She was the daughter of Patrick E. and Mary V. (Schreck) Ryan and had been a lifelong resident of Terryville. Prior to her retirement she was employed by the former Eagle Lock Co. of Terryville for 40 years and then Bussman Co. of Forestville. Mary was a communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church, Terryville. She was a member of the Women's Guild and the Activity Committee of the church. She started the first girl's softball league in Terryville for the Eagle Lock Co. Mary was a member of the Plymouth Historical Society and belonged to many bowling leagues in the area.
She is survived by her sister, Ann Pepin of Terryville and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her godchild, Larry Pepin; her brothers, Edward, John, and Joseph Ryan and her sister, Margaret Pepin.
Funeral services will be held Saturday 11:00a.m. from the Scott Funeral home, 169 Main St., Terryville to the Immaculate Conception Church, Terryville for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Terryville. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening 6:00 - 8:00p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to The Lyceum, 21 Maple St., Terryville, CT 06786.