Joann S. Ryan

Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | September 25, 2018

Joann S. Ryan, age 89, of Liberty Borough, died Friday, September 21, 2018. She was born in McKeesport, the daughter of the late Wesley H. and Anna Hartington Soles, and wife of the late William J. Ryan. Joann and her husband were the owners of the former Liberty Lounge and the former Liberty Lanes in Liberty Borough. She is survived by her son, Paul Ryan of Liberty Borough; daughters, Kristine (Michael) Tadich of N. Huntingdon, Kathy Claypoole of Penn Hills, daughter-in-law, MaryAnn Ryan of Liberty Borough; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Family was received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (412-678-6177) on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Mark Church in Liberty Borough and burial followed in Round Hill Cemetery.

Remembrances may be made to Smile Train, 9th Floor, 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017, Heartland Hospice, 3520 Rt. 130, Irwin, PA 15642, St. Mark Parish, c/o Food Bank, 1125 Romine Avenue, Port Vue, PA 15133. Condolences may be made at

Originally published September 25, 2018.

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