Annabelle G. Ryan

MIFFLINTOWN – Annabelle G. Ryan, 91, a resident of Mifflintown since 1968, and formerly of Elizabethtown and Middletown, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born April 17, 1922, in McAlisterville, she was a daughter of the late Lester A. and Anna A. (Gilbert) Gingrich. Her husband, Harry E. Ryan Jr., died on March 28, 1968.

She is survived by: one sister, Mildred E. Hostler, of Mifflintown; four nieces, Leslie A. Lennon and husband, Larry, of Bridgeville, Lana K. Hostler, of Shamokin, Susan L. Sieber and husband, Matthew, of Mifflin, and Lisa F. Sneath and husband, Vince, of Mifflintown; seven grandnephews and grandnieces; two great-grandnephews; and one great-grandniece.

Annabelle graduated from Fayette High School in 1940 and from Thompson Business College in 1943.

She worked as a secretary at the Harrisburg State Hospital for 14 years and was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, McAlisterville.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, at Guss Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Graham Fowler officiating. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, McAlisterville.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10 to 10:30 a.m.

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