Violet Mary Ryan

May 25, 1937 to November 24, 2016


Passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 24, 2016, Violet Mary Ryan (Hicks), age 79 years, of St. John’s, NL.

Predeceased by her husband James, December 7, 2000 and parents Hector and Alice Hicks (Radcliffe), and brothers and sisters.

Leaving to mourn sons Daniel (Janet), Shane (Maryann), Bernadette Chaulk (Brian), Sandra MacNeil (John). Grandchildren Stacey Savory (Trevor), Jason Chaulk (Mel), Mitchell Ryan, Andrew and Marissa MacNeil. Great granddaughter Anna Ryan. Also special nieces Leone Parrell and Sherry Walters, and nephew Brian Hicks, as well as other nieces, nephews and a large number of relatives and friends.

Special thank you to Linda Ryan (sister in-law), Annie Lake (special friend) and Terri Somers (home care worker).

Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Sunday, November 27 from 7-9 p.m. and Monday, November 28 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Teresa’s Parish, Mundy Pond Road, on Tuesday, November 29 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Flowers gratefully accepted.



7-9 p.m. on November 27, 2016

2-4 p.m. on November 28, 2016

7-9 p.m. on November 28, 2016

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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9:30am, Tuesday November 29th

St. Teresa's Parish
120 Mundy Pond Rd, St. John's


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Shane, Sandra, & to the remainder of the Ryan Family. I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing, I know the next little while will be hard, but if you need to talk feel free to reach out. From my family to yours.
The Constantine’s

to the ryan sorry to hear about violet ,she was a very strong woman .may she rest in peace

RIP Violet. My prays and thoughts are with the Ryan family.

We are truly sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept our sincere condolences and may our prayers help to confort you in this time of sorrow.

We are so sorry for your loss and that we couldn’t make it to the funeral. Sending love and prayers from the Calgary Ryan family; Jerry, Karin, Jenn (Sienna), Jessica (Aden & Amani), Carl. Our heart is hurting but we take comfort in the fact that Auntie V is now flying high in heaven with Uncle Jimmy. We love you all very much.

sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time RIP Voilet