Marilyn S. Ryall
WORCESTER — Marilyn S. Ryall, 66, passed away following a brief illness, Thursday, March 14, 2013, at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta.
She was born June 18, 1946, in Cortland, the daughter of Howard and Helen (Taylor) Miller.
Marilyn grew up in Watertown and graduated from Watertown High School. She then went on to earn a Medical Technician degree at SUNY Cobleskill and a degree in English at SUNY Oneonta.
She married William “Bill” R. Ryall on March 26, 1967, in Ithaca. They have spent their married life living in Worcester.
Prior to retirement, she worked at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta, as a medical technician.
Marilyn was an avid reader and a quilter. She volunteered at the Worcester Free Library where she was a moderator for the evening reading group.
She and her husband, Bill loved traveling both domestically and abroad, especially enjoying their time in France.
Marilyn was a quiet person, who found the most important thing in life to be her family. She adored her husband, children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Bill Ryall of Worcester; her son and daughter-in-law, Will and Allison Ryall of Raymond, Maine; her daughter, Erin Ryall Smith, and Doug Mosher of Westmoreland; her grandchildren, Sydney, Jessica, Joshua, Nick, Hannah, Matt, Kelsey, Keegan and impending new arrival; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Don and Trish Ryall, Sue Ryall and Al Charsky; nieces, nephews and many wonderful friends.
She was predeceased by her parents.
A celebration of Marilyn’s life will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at the Second Baptist Church, 132 Main St., Worcester, with the Rev. Judith A. Thistle, pastor, officiating. The family would like to invite everyone to join them at the Worcester White House Inn on Main Street immediately following the service for refreshments and a time of sharing.
Interment in the Maple Grove Cemetery will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Worcester Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 191, Worcester, NY 12197 or a donation of a book in loving memory of Marilyn to the Worcester Free Library, P.O. Box 461, Main Street, Worcester, NY 12197.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.skinnerfuneralchapel.com.
Arrangements are under the guidance of the E.J. Skinner Co., 155 Main St., Worcester.