LimaPatricia A. Ryan, 74, died at 6:13 p.m. May 7, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center.She was born Sept. 30, 1937, in Aurora, Ill. On July 23, 1955, she married James M. “Jim” Ryan, who survives in Lima.Mrs. Ryan was a 1955 graduate of St. Gerard High School, where she was the salutatorian. She was a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church, She loved spending time with her family and shopping.Survivors also include three sons, Randall J. (Karen) Ryan Sr., of Hamilton, and Michael D. (Barbara) Ryan and Robert P. (Randi) Ryan, both of Lima; two daughters, Teresa J. (Dean Wilson) Wood, of Lima, and Kathleen L. (Darrin) Sutherland, of Harrod; 11 grandchildren, Randall Ryan Jr., Amy Simkus, James P. Ryan, Jessica Gallagher, Tara Moloney, Adam Ryan, Jason Wood, Deron Wood, Brennon Ryan, Jaden Ryan and Daniel Sutherland; a sister, Barbara J. Roepke, of Lima; a sister-in-law, Patricia A. (Dean) Hawk, of Lima; and six great-grandchildren, Michaela Ryan, Rachel Ryan, Mara Ryan, Jonathan Simkus, Hayley Simkus and Logan Ryan.Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Gerard Catholic Church. Entombment will be in Gethsemani Cemetery Mausoleum.Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel.Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com.
Tara Cutlip, 21 and pregnant with her second child, was shot and killed Saturday in her Bahama Drive home. Loved ones gather in front of Tara's home to remember her and speak out against domestic violence.