- Local Guide
Leonard B. Ryen, 87, Rochester Mills, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2011, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center, Punxsutawney.
He was born March 4, 1923, in Rochester Mills, a son of the late Allen and Amanda (Potts) Ryen.
He was married to Dorothy "Peg" (DePetro) Ryen, of Rochester Mills, who survives.
Mr. Ryen was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army.
He was a member of the Rochester Mills United Methodist Church, John W. Jenks Lodge No. 534, the Punxsutawney VFW,Â I.O.O.F. Lodge in Rochester Mills and the Rochester Mills Rod & Gun Club.
In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include a son, Leonard J. Ryen and wife Shirley of Rochester Mills; a daughter, Goldie Sones of Rochester Mills; two brothers, Eugene Ryen and wife Sis, and Ken Ryen and wife Vera; a sister, Goldie Pardee and husband Arthur, all of Rochester Mills; and two grandchildren, Shelly Troup and husband Kevin, and Jim Sones and wife Mary.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Rex Ryen, Irvin Ryen, Roy Ryen, Jim Ryen and Bud Ryen; and two sisters, Joyce Simpson and Shirley Ryen.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today at the McCabe Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
Private interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Rochester Mills.
Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.