Elizabeth A. “Bette” (Superneau) Ryan, 80, beloved wife of Gerard J. “Jerry”, Sr. died Sunday February 17th after a long battle with Alzheimers while she was surrounded by her loved ones. Bette and Jerry were married for 62 wonderful years. Originally from South Boston, she moved to Pembroke in 1963. Bette was the devoted mother of Gerard Ryan, Jr of Pembroke, Jeffrey Ryan of Bellingham, and Amy Ryan of Pembroke. She was a loving and caring grandmother to Jacob Ryan, Michael Ryan, and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Ryan Rivera. She is predeceased by her devoted sister Mary T. (Superneau) Welch and brother in law James F. Welch. Bette also leaves behind many nieces and nephews.
Bette was in the publishing business for many years and retired from R.S. Means in Kingston.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, February 21st from 6-8:00 PM at the Shepherd Funeral Home, 7 Mattakeesett St (Rt. 14) Pembroke. A funeral mass will be held on Friday Febraury 22nd at 10:00 am at St. Thecla’s Church in Pembroke. Graveside services will follow at the Center cemetery in Pembroke.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association at www.alz.org tribute page under Elizabeth “Bette” Ryan. To offer condolences or for directions please visit www.shepherdfuneralhome.com. Shepherd Funeral Home, Pembroke.