Frances Mary (Curtis) Ryan age 83 of Sagamore Beach and formerly of Arlington passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at Bright View Assisted Living in Billerica. She was the beloved wife of Frances L. Ryan.
Born in Somerville on March 29, 1928 she was the daughter of the late William J. and Josephine (Greene) Curtis. She was raised and educated in Somerville, MA
Mrs. Ryan married and soon settled in Arlington where together they raised their 4 loving children. Frances was a long time communicant of St. Agnes Church as well as St. Bonaventure's in Manomet.
She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister whose family was the center of her life.
Family members include her children William F. Ryan and his wife Kathy of Hudson, NH, Barbara A. Flaherty and her husband Chuck of Billerica, Carol J. Bartalussi and her husband Bob of Westford and Daniel J. Ryan and his wife Tricia of Norton; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, a sister Theresa M. Taylor and her husband Edward of Woburn and a brother William J. Curtis, Jr. and his wife Elaine of Lexington.
Gifts in her name may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215.
Arrangements are under the care of Glenn D. Burlamachi, CONCORD FUNERAL HOME. Concord, MA.