Jennifer Lynn Ryder, 52, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital.
Born in Providence, she was a daughter of Richard F. and Barbara A. (DeFontes) Ryder. Jennifer was a 1983 graduate of Dighton-Rehoboth Senior High School. She was an avid Boston Red Sox fan.
Besides her parents she leaves one sister, Julie A. Ryder, two brothers, John A. Ryder and his wife Lori and Jeffrey F. Ryder and his wife Lisa, three nieces, five nephews and two grandnephews. She was the sister of the late Joseph E. “Jody” Ryder.
Her funeral will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 Noon in the Chapel at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 99 Camp Street, Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Friday 4-8. Contributions to the Epilepsy Foundation, 540 Gallivan Blvd. Boston,Ma 02124 would be appreciated.