Diana Carolyn Ryan, 76, of Concord, NH passed away peacefully at home on August 15, 2022, with her beloved husband, Frank by her side.
Born August 5, 1946 in Waltham, MA to Henry and Andrea Hyde. She graduated from Tewksbury High in 1964, as a member of the National Honor Society. She went onto graduate from Fisher Junior College in Boston with an Associate Degree. Diana worked as a paralegal at Concord State Hospital until her retirement in 2011. After her retirement, Diana spent many years volunteering for OLLI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Granite State College. Diana enjoyed reading, especially mysteries, doing genealogy, long visits to Cape Cod and visiting her grandchildren.
Diana is preceded by her parents, Henry and Andrea Hyde and her half-brother, Brent Patterson.
Diana is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Francis R. Ryan; her sister Susan Moon and her husband, John of E. Hampstead NH; her son Stephen Ryan and his wife Bobbi of Middleburg NY; her daughters Sara Lupien and her husband Greg of Bow NH and Jeni Ryan of Pittsfield, NH; and her 7 grandchildren, Andrew, Kenzi, Daniel, Leah, Juliana, Bryn and Zoey.
Our Family would like to thank Granite VNA Home Hospice for the compassionate care given to Diana.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Association or Granite VNA.
Family and friends are invited to attend a brief service on Saturday, August 20, 2020, beginning at 10:00am at Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium, 172 King Street in Boscawen, NH with calling hours to follow from 10:30am to 12pm. A graveside service will be held at Blossom Hill Cemetery immediately after. To view an online memorial, leave a message of condolence, or for more information please go to https://phaneuf.net/.