Catherine Mary Ryder

Born: Fri., Jan. 30, 1953
Died: Wed., Apr. 3, 2019

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Catherine Mary Ryder, age 66, died Wednesday evening, April 3, 2019, at her home in Florence.


Mrs. Ryder was born in Middlebury on January 30, 1953. She was the daughter of Herbert and Mabel (Waite) Ryder, Jr. She grew up in Leicester where she received her early education. She had attended Otter Valley Union High School. July 9, 1969, she married Nathan E. Ryder, Jr in Pittsford. They have made their home in Florence since 1970. Mr. Ryder predeceased her January 4, 2017. Cathy was a housewife and homemaker. She had also done personal care work for several area families. She loved birds, especially Cardinals, she also enjoyed cooking and was a great baked bean maker.


Surviving is her son; Nathan E. Ryder, III of Florence, 3 sisters; Stella Alger of London, OH, Jane LaFountain of Vergennes and Wilma Marcoux of Sudbury and her aunt; Betty Elnicki of Rutland. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive her.


A private graveside committal service and burial will take place at a later date, in the family lot, at Forest Dale Cemetery.


Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; the Cathy Ryder Memorial Fund, c/o Miller & Ketcham, 26 Franklin Street, Brandon, VT 05733.


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