Ryan, PHJC, Sr. Mary Kevin
January 15, 1931 - November 19, 2021
Sister Mary Kevin Ryan (Sarah) age 90, Poor Handmaid of Jesus Christ, died at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born in Gary, IN to William Thomas and Sarah Ann (Cross) who preceded her in death along with her siblings Bernard Ryan, Mary Margaret Smith and Betty Honkoski. Sister is survived by many nieces and nephews. Sister Mary Kevin entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ December 7, 1949 and professed her vows June 25, 1952. She was an educator from 1952-1966 and served at St. Augustine and St. Henry schools and Angel Guardian Orphanage in Chicago and St. Monica School Mishawaka IN. She later served in clerical ministry at St. John Belleville IL; St. Mary Mercy Hospital Gary IN and several hospitals in the Chicago IL archdiocese. She loved music. She was a choir member at St. Bartholomew Parish. She taught guitar there, as well as Our Lady of Victory and St Mathias parishes from 1979 until 2018. She retired to Catherine Kasper Home in 2018.
Wake and funeral November 29 at Ancilla Domini Chapel, Donaldson, IN
9:00 am - Welcoming and Visitation
10:00 am - Storytelling
10:30 am - Private viewing by family
11:00 am - Mass of Resurrection
For those unable to attend, the Mass of Resurrection will be livestreamed atwww.poorhandmaids.org/live
Memorial contributions may be made to Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, Indiana 46513 or www.poorhandmaids.org
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Published by Chicago Sun-Times on Nov. 24, 2021.