Justine Ryan, age 96 of Lecanto, Florida, died Tuesday,
September 22, 2015 under the loving care of Diamond
Ridge Health and Rehab where she resided since 2009.
was born March 25, 1919 in Roosevelt, NY, daughter of
Edward and Sarah (Smith) Dennis. Formerly from Long
Beach, NY where and her husband Michael raised their
family. She was active in St. Ignatius Martyr Parish
and the owner and operator of Betty's Card and Gift
Shop. She retired to Boynton Beach, FL, moved to Citrus
County in 2000 finding a home at The Inverness Club
for several years. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace
Catholic Church, Beverly Hills. Evelyn enjoyed helping
people, giving them advice and praying for their needs.
She was a Prayer Warrior, touching and changing the
hearts and lives of many.
and in return loved by her family, friends, caregivers
and fellow residents at Diamond Ridge, she will be missed
was preceded in death by her 1st husband, Jack Mautner
(in action WWII), her 2nd husband, Michael Barrett Ryan
and her brother Radcliffe (Buddy) Dennis. Survivors
include 3 daughters, Kathleen (Thomas) Price of Beverly
Hills, Mary-Evelyn (William) Reiber of Beverly Hills
and Patricia (James) Hangley of Long Beach, NY. 2 sons,
Michael (Sharon) Ryan of Lake Worth and Edward (Rita)
Ryan of Elmont, NY. 2 brothers, Edward (Shirley) Dennis
of ME and John D. McCarthy of NC. 10 grandchildren and
3 great-grandchildren and many nieces and newphews.
donations may be given to The Intrepid Fallen Heros
Fund, Attn: Contributions, One Intrepid Square, W. 46th
St & 12th Ave, New York, NY 10036 (http://www.fallenheroesfund.org).
condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com.
Arrangements by the Beverly Hills Chapel of Hooper Funeral
Homes & Crematory.