2008-09-04 / Obituaries

Barbara Jean Ryden, 68

Barbara Jean Ryden, 68, of 808 East Shore Rd., died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at St. Clare Home in Newport.

Born in Erie, Pa., on Dec. 4, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Tom and Elizabeth Gertrude (Gaub) Corwin.

She was a school teacher for Millcreek Township School District.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughter Beth Ann and her husband Paul Murray of Jamestown. She was the sister of William and his wife Kay Corwin of Tuscan, Ariz., Richard and his wife Dixie Corwin of Edinboro, Pa., Dan Corwin of Branson, Mo., John and his wife Carol Corwin of Erie, Pa., Joel and his wife Diane Corwin of Maumee, Ohio, Bonnie and her husband James Sterrett of Fairview, Pa. and Christy and her husband Robert Baer of Erie, Pa. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be private and calling hours are respectfully omitted.

Donations in her memory may be made to St. Clare Home, 309 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840.

Funeral arrangements are by Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport, RI.

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