Norma Jean Ryan, age 79 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:15 P.M. Saturday July 14, 2012 at the Wayne HealthCare Center Greenville, Ohio. Norma was born February 24, 1933 in Troy, Ohio and had been a resident of Greenville since 1966, retiring to Sebastian, Florida in 1997 where she has resided until recently. She is the daughter of the late George and Ellen (Hershey) Rudisill.
Norma was a homemaker until her children were older. Then she was employed at Fram Corp. of Greenville from 1973 until 1997. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Greenville and the St. Sebastian Catholic Church of Sebastian, Florida. In addition to her work, her life was one of being a caretaker on and off to her children, grandchildren and ultimately her loving husband Robert L. Ryan who passed away in 2005.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister Patricia “Patty” Dotson.
Norma is survived by a daughter Pattie Lee Bruner of Greenville; son and daughter in law Michael Lee & Cherlyn Ryan of Greenville; grandchildren Matthew Bruner, Shawna (Nic) Perreira, Kassie Leichty, and Jess (Taryn) Ryan; great grandchildren Brooke, Nathan, Luke, Tanner, Marguerite and Adelaide; brother and sister in law George & Linda Rudisill Jr., of Troy, Ohio.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday July 18, 2012 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Father John R. White officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5 P.M. until 7 P.M. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Hospice of Darke County or the Darke County Cancer Association.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com