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Patsy June Ryan

Patsy June Ryan

OCEAN CITY — Patsy June Ryan, age 85, died Monday, August 1at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Tennessee she was the daughter of the late Creed E. Parham and June Brady Parham. She is survived by her beloved husband of 45 years, Joseph J. Ryan.

Ryan was a graduate of Avrett College in Danville, Va. She had worked as a Social Worker for the Children’s Home Society of Virginia.  

Along with her husband she is survived by a son, Nelson C. Pemberton and his wife Joan; and a daughter, Jo Ann Torgersen; 8 grandchildren, John H. Pemberton, Gillian L. Pemberton, Phillip Marquis, Justin Hast, Jessica Wedell, Ryan Torgersen, Torger Torgersen and Arwen Torgersen Flynn; 6 great grandchildren, J. Hardey Pemberton, Sydney Pemberton, Gwen Marquis, Natalie Marquis, Lauren Flynn and Emma Flynn; and a special friend and caretaker, Irma DeLeon. 

A graveside service was held Wednesday, Aug. 10 at National Memorial Park Cemetery in Falls Church, VA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21804.