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Evelyn McCain Ryan

Evelyn McCain Ryan (nee Stone), 92, of Elyria, died Friday, March 28, 2014 at Crystal Waters Retirement Home in Strongsville, following a brief illness. Mrs. Ryan was born in Cleveland, on July 7, 1921 and lived in Elyria for most of her life.

She was a self-employed beautician for over 30 years and belonged to the Professional Hairdressers Association. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Elyria, the VFW, Post 1079 Auxiliary and the Elyria Moose Club Auxiliary. She enjoyed crocheting and crafts and was an avid bowler and big time Cleveland Indians fan. She loved watching her boys play baseball in her younger years.

She is survived by one daughter, Janice McCain of Garden City, Michigan; three sons, Thomas of Spring Hill, Florida, Robert (Mac) (Linda) of Brunswick and Douglas McCain of Brooksville, Florida; seven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas McCain and Jack Daniel Ryan; sister, Charlotte Terlaak; brother, Glenn Dell; her parents, Arthur and Laura (nee Beard) Stone; and her step-father, Joseph R. Dell.

Friends will be received at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, Friday, April 4, 2014 from 2 to 4 and from 5 until the time of service in the funeral home at 7 P.M. The Reverend Dalton Love will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, 640 North Ridge Road, Lorain.

Memorial contributions can be made to Crystal Waters Retirement Community, 18960 Falling Water Rd., Strongsville, OH 44136.

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