Nancy Ryan

November 14, 1950 ~ March 29, 2022 (age 71)


Nancy Ryan was taken to the Lord on March 29, 2022, where she is free of pain and at peace.  She was born in Barberton, OH on November 14, 1950, to Alma and Frederick Lange. She was a 1969 graduate of Barberton High School and a proud alumnus of The Ohio State University where she obtained a degree in Elementary Education.  She retired from B&W in 1986 after 10 years of service as a QA Engineer.  She grew up as a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Barberton, later she was a member of the Greentown United Methodist Church and is currently a member of the Deerfield United Methodist Church


Nancy was the proud mother of her son, Adam Ryan (Cory), her daughter, Lindsey Wagner (Adam) and Grandmother to three beautiful grandchildren Sara, Amanda and AJ.


Nancy loved learning new hobbies and completed courses in cake decorating, candy making, silk and dried flower arranging and culinary arts. But above all she loved to travel.  Her and her husband, Don, had visited most of the states including Alaska and Hawaii.  In addition, we traveled to Europe, South Korea and El Salvador. Most recently she enjoyed spending time traveling with our travel trailer, especially to the Penobscot Bay in Maine and The Great Smoky Mountains near Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  Perhaps appropriately she passed away while traveling to one of her favorite places, Gatlinburg.


Nancy is predeceased by her mother, Alma Lange, father, Frederick Robert Lange and brother, Kenneth Lange.  She is survived by her husband, Donald, her children, her sister, Barbara Buchannan, her grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be Friday, April 8, 2022 from 5-7 pm at the Cox-McNulty Funeral Home in Barberton, OH. A viewing service will be held on Saturday at 10 am followed by service at 11 am at the Deerfield United Methodist Church. Interment will be at a later date.

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April 8, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cox-McNulty Funeral Home
222 Norton Avenue
Barberton, OH 44203

April 9, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Deerfield United Methodist Church (Barberton)

Funeral Service
April 9, 2022

11:00 AM
Deerfield United Methodist Church (Barberton)

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