Janet R. Ryan, 85, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2021 in the Miriam Hospital, Providence.
Born in Central Falls, R.I., she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Gertrude (Hoyt) Therrien. Janet was a lifelong resident of Cumberland.
She spent many Saturday's going from yard sale to yard sale with her aunt Carolyn. She was an active member of the Cumberland Senior Center. Janet enjoyed doing puzzles, but most of all spending time with her family.
She was a medical billing secretary for doctors Kim Amin and Fredy Roland, Pawtucket, for many years.
She is survived by her daughter, Debra Murnighan, and her husband, James, of Cumberland, and her sons Thomas F. Ryan Jr. and his wife, Deborah, of Cumberland, and Terrance Ryan, of Cumberland; her eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Timothy Ryan and Colleen Damas. She was also the sister of the late Gertrude Becker and Mary Becker. She was also the mother-in-law of the late Ronald Damas.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to Janet's Life Celebration to be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., in St. Aidan-St. Patrick Parish, 1460 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Mary Cemtery, Pawtucket. Arrangements are under the direction of the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Cumberland.
To view the online memorial, visit www.jjduffyfuneralhome.com .