Nancy L. Ryan – November 16, 2010


Livonia: Nancy L. Ryan, 80 years, of Shoreline Drive, Livonia, NY; formerly of Geneseo, NY died Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at Highland Hospital in Rochester after a long illness. She was born in Buffalo, NY on April 4, 1930 the daughter of Dr. Charles E. and Dr. G. C. Olive Roneker Long. She was a graduate of Geneseo State College after which she pursued her interests in teaching at Kenmore Schools, the Rochester City School District and the Livingston-Wyoming-Steuben BOCES, especially for many years at the Holcomb School in Geneseo, which she thoroughly enjoyed. She was a long time member of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church and St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, the Livonia Senior Citizens Club, the Childrens Protective Society and a former 4H leader.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Clair T. Ryan; children, Thomas (Sharon) Ryan of Deerfield, Illinois, Patrick (Nancy) Ryan of Bethlehem, PA., Kenneth (Christine) Ryan of Manchester, NH., Daniel (Kathleen) Ryan of Chili, NY, David (Nannette) Ryan of Brockport, Rebecca (Brian) Lawrence of Geneseo, Theodore (Michelle) Ryan of Piffard, NY; 14 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, brother-in-law Gary Ryan of Glen Burnie, MD.; 1 niece and 1 nephew.

Friends may call Friday 1-4 PM and 6-8 PM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St. Livonia. Funeral Mass, Saturday, 11 AM at St. Mary’s Church, Geneseo. Private Burial, St. Mary’s Cemetery, Geneseo. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Noyes Dialysis Center, 4616 Millennium Drive, Geneseo, NY 14454, St. Mary’s Church of St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 4 Avon Road, Geneseo, NY 14454 or a charity of your choice. To send condolences or share a memory, please visit: