Helen B. (Moreau) Ryan, 92, died December 8, 2012. She was the wife of the late James F. Ryan, Sr.
Mrs. Ryan started the Lippitt Pre-School in the mid 1960’s where she continued to teach for 35 years. She had also worked at Fram, Inc. in East Providence, now Allied Signal, and at Quonset Point.
She is survived by two sons, James F. Ryan, Jr. and his wife, Judy, and John K. Ryan, Lt. Providence PD, and his fiancée, Catherine Graziano, her daughter Sharyn F. Ryan Parrillo and her husband, Chuck. She was the grandmother of Kevin J. Ryan, Lindsay A. Ryan Goward, and Christopher D. Parrillo; great-grandmother of Ryan T. Goward. She was the sister of the late Cecil and Russell Moreau and Jeannette DeRoche.
Her funeral will be held Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 9 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane. Burial will be in the Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Odyssey Health Care, 2374 Post Rd, Ste. 206, Warwick, RI 02886 will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com.