Helen Ann Ryan

September 6, 1940June 13, 2021

Helen Ann Ryan, longtime resident of Monroe, CT, passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021. She was 80 years old.

Born in Mount Vernon, NY, she was the daughter of Robert E. Worm and Dorothea Whipple. She was employed at Palmesi, Kaufman, Goldstein & Petrucelli and worked as a paralegal until she retired. Helen loved to read, crochet and needle point. She will be remembered for being a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Edward J. Ryan, Jr., her son, Edward J. Ryan, III and his wife, Sandra C. Ryan, her grandson, Theodore C. Ryan, her son, Gregory M. Ryan, and his wife, Lori A. Ryan, her granddaughter, Brooke M. Ryan, and grandson, Andrew M. Ryan. She was predeceased by her parents and her brother, Robert E. Worm, Jr., and her sister, Carol Freda.

Friends are invited to calling hours on Friday, June 18, 2021, from 10 AM to 12 PM, at Spadaccino & Leo P. Gallagher & Son Community Funeral Home, 315 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT 06468. Entombment will be private.


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Joanne Erdmann

June 15, 2021

Dear Ed and Family:
Helen was a dear friend and co-worker. She was a very independent woman with many talents. These last years were hard on her. Know that she is now a peace and is no longer in pain. She is now in God's hands and watching over all of you.