Patricia Nora's Story
Patricia Nora Ryan, 73, formerly of Bradford, Mass., passed away peacefully with her family by her side on April 16, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Vincent (Squint) and Rita Ryan of Bradford, Mass.
Pat was predeceased by her son, Sean F. Lyons, who passed in 2014. She leaves her daughter, Mary Lyons of Frederick, MD; her son, William Lyons, of Thurmont, MD, eight grandchildren; her cousin, Sandra (Minichiello) Shamas of North Andover, Mass., and many, many, lifelong friends including Jim Flaherty, Nancy King, and Brian Slowey.
Pat graduated Sacred Hearts School, Haverhill High School, and Merrimack College. She received her Master’s degree from The University of Cincinnati in Education and was a Professor at Montgomery College, Rockville, Md. campus for 35 years.
A private service was held in Herndon, Va. on May 7, 2016.
Published on  May 19, 2016