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Marcia Ryan Hamren

March 4, 1932 - September 14, 2012
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Marcia Ryan Hamren Falmouth – Marcia Ryan Hamren passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday September 14th, 2012 ay Falmouth by the Sea, Falmouth, Maine. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio March 4th, 1932 to Maurice and Zoe Ryan, she grew up with her sister Susan in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, attending Saint Thomas School. Upon graduating with her class of 14, she then went on to attend the University of Michigan and graduated with a B.A. in Journalism. She met her lifelong partner, Fred (Tim), while at Michigan and on September 4th they celebrated 58 years of marriage. Throughout her life Marcia was a consummate giver, whether...
Marcia Ryan Hamren

Falmouth – Marcia Ryan Hamren passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday September 14th, 2012 ay Falmouth by the Sea, Falmouth, Maine. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio March 4th, 1932 to Maurice and Zoe Ryan, she grew up with her sister Susan in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, attending Saint Thomas School. Upon graduating with her class of 14, she then went on to attend the University of Michigan and graduated with a B.A. in Journalism. She met her lifelong partner, Fred (Tim), while at Michigan and on September 4th they celebrated 58 years of marriage.

Throughout her life Marcia was a consummate giver, whether listening to friends, volunteering at countless organizations or sharing her unending laughter. After marrying and joining her husband in Biloxi, Mississippi for his Air Force duty they returned to Ann Arbor where Tim would finish his degree in Engineering. They lived in Pittsburgh for his first job, then transferred to Anaheim, California for seven years. She loved living in California, but upon returning to Pennsylvania she settled in to live and love Sewickley, were she resided until her last two years in Maine.

Early on she was a photo journalist for the Yipsilanti Press in Michigan and a copy writer for the Catholic Messenger. An avid volunteer, she was president of A.A.U.W. and P.E.O. and ran the volunteer coordinator position at the Sewickley Library for years.

A devote Catholic, she was often at Mass or calling for prayers for fellow parishioners. She was endeared by all who met her and she had an enormous heart of gold. Her generous spirit, beautiful eyes, wisdom and loyalty will be missed by all.

Marcia is survived by her sister Susan, her husband, Fred, and son Christopher Jude. Also surviving are her daughter Leslie, son-in-law George, their daughter Ellie and her step-granddaughter, Megan.

A gathering will be held in Maine on Tuesday September 18th at the Royal River Grillhouse in Yarmouth from 5 – 7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday September 22 at 12 noon at St. James Catholic Church, 200 Walnut Street, Sewickley, Pennsylvania. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. A reception will then be held at The Edgeworth Club. Please visit www.lindquistfuneralhome.com to view a video collage of Marcia's life and to share your condolences, memories and tributes with her family.

For those who wish, donations may be made in her name to either St. Jude Retreats, Albany, NY; The Villa St. Joseph, Baden, PA; or The Sewickley Library, Sewickley, PA.

"Dear Fred (Tim), I am sorry to hear of Marcia's passing. I was looking you all up as I will be in Pittsburgh at an upcoming Steelers game and wanted to see..."

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