Mary K. Ryan

September 3, 1925 ~ August 28, 2022 (age 96)


Mary K. Ryan, 96, of Lewisburg, died, Sunday, August 28, 2022 at Riverwoods, Lewisburg.

She was born September 3, 1925 in Salem, PA, a daughter of the late Grant and Ruth (Pierce) Karl.  On August 2, 1947 she married Robert E. Ryan, who preceded her in death on August 16, 2018.  Together they celebrated 71 years of marriage.

Mary was a 1942 graduate of Leetsdale High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh.

She volunteered for over 20 years at Asbury Heights, Pittsburgh.

Mary enjoyed reading, especially murder mysteries. Later in life, she learned to sail sunfish sailboats.

She is survived by three daughters, Jan Ryan and her husband, David Fisher, of Maui, HI, Jo Ann Gladstone and her husband, Paul, of Southfield, MI, and Roberta Schwalm and her husband, Tim, of Dornsife; adored sister, Lois Colley, of Pittsburgh; four grandchildren, Amy Jonasson and her husband, Erik, Kevin Gladstone, and Jacob and Megan Schwalm; two great grandchildren, Zoe and Kaylee Jonasson and beloved nieces and nephews, Bruce, Grant and Lynn Colley and Laura Kosslow and their families.

She was predeceased by a grandson, Jesse Fisher.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 8 at Marlow Hall inside Riverwoods, Lewisburg.

The family suggests memorial contributions in Mary’s name be made to The National MS Society, The Achievement Center (attn Liz Trapp), 29777 Telegraph Rd, Suite 1651, Southfield MI 49032 (please include The Achievement Center on check memo).

The family is being assisted by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, South Second and St. Louis Streets, Lewisburg.

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Celebration of Life
October 8, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Marlow Hall, Ridgecrest Circle, Lewisburg, Riverwoods
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