Joanne Ryder

Obituary of Joanne M. Ryder

LOCKPORT – Joanne M. Ryder, 79, formerly of Middleport, died March 1, 2019 in Eastern Niagara Hospital. She was born November 26, 1939 in Middleport, a daughter of Leroy and Mary (Kozloski) Klino and had lived in this area her entire life.

Joanne was a member of Holy Trinity Parish-St. Stephen’s Church, the Lions Club of Lockport, the Keenan Center Arts Council and was a 1958 graduate of Royalton-Hartland Central School.  While being a person who enjoyed traveling, she particularly enjoyed going to Colorado, and the Thousand Islands. Joanne also loved to shop and play golf. She and her husband never took a trip without having 2 sets of clubs in the car. She loved to dance, enjoyed music and was a very caring, strong, opinionated and independent woman who will be remembered as a “Free Spirit.”

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Bruce; her son, Greg Ryder of CO; her daughter, Marci (James) Cleary of Fairport; her grandchildren, Mackenzie and Jack Cleary; sisters, Clara Lou Sadlocha of Middleport and Geraldine Liuzzi of Middleport; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be scheduled for a later date and burial in Hartland Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audubon Pkwy, Amherst, NY, 14228 or St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN, 38105.

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