Rena Marcia Ryan

  • Born: October 2, 1939
  • Died: February 20, 2018
  • Location: Pembroke, Massachusetts

Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home

135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
Tel. (781) 878-1775

Tribute & Message From The Family

Rena Marcia (Horenstein) Ryan, 78 of Pembroke. Died on February 20, 2018 at the Beth Isreal Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth. She was born on October 2, 1939 in Boston to Isadore and Edith (Domenico) Horenstein. Rena was raised and educated in Washington, D.C.

Mrs. Ryan was a dedicated homemaker who previously worked for the Bank of New England Mutual Funds Department in Boston. She also worked in the claims department for Blue Cross Blue Shield in Rockland. Rena had several pastimes in her retirement. She was well known for her cooking, bargain shopping, and bragging about her grandchildren. While Rena was an avid New England sports fan she enjoyed watching all sports and was even known to make her husband watch the occasional tennis match. Despite following many talented athletes, Rob Gronkowski was always Rena's favorite. When not watching sports, Rena prided herself in staying up to date with a variety of current events.

Rena was the loving wife of Robert D. Ryan for 59 years. She was the mother of Donna L. and her husband the late Gerhard Oberle Jr. of Hanson, Rick A. of Harwich and Michael D. and his wife Jennifer (Edwards) of S. Portland, Maine. Rena, a proud Nana, leaves behind her grandchildren Julianne Tauscher, Meghen LaBelle, Kaitlyn Oberle, Jennifer Oberle, James Oberle, Nolan Ryan and the late Greg Oberle. She will also be dearly missed by her six great grandchildren.

The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate her life on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street Rockland, MA. Burial will be held at a later date. Donations in her memory may be made to, Learn to Cope 4 Court Street Suite 110 Taunton, MA 02780.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Donna, please know you and your father along with all your family are in our words can soothe the loss you all are feeling right now.

Posted by Kathy Mosher - Murrells Inlet, SC - Family Friend   February 24, 2018

My sincerest condolences to your entire family ,Thoughts and prayers.
Maryanne Stratton
Co-Worker@ DFCCC

Posted by Maryanne Stratton - Duxbury, MA - Friend   February 23, 2018

Donna, I am truly sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Posted by Dianne Gilley - SC - Friend   February 22, 2018

So sorry for your loss. I remember that your Mom always handed out the best snacks when we were growing up.

Posted by Ken Calabro - Family Friend   February 22, 2018

Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family. Marty Noe n Jim Cleary

Posted by Marty Noe - Ft myers, FL - Friend   February 22, 2018

Dear Ryan family I am so Sorry for your loss. Please keep your memories close and know she is with your angels.

Posted by Lisa Torrey Shaughnessy - Sarasota, FL - Friend   February 22, 2018

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