Dorothy (Cousineau) Ryan - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Dorothy (Cousineau) Ryan

June 17, 1933 - June 16, 2023

Dorothy (Cousineau) Ryan, age 89, of Smyrna, DE, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2023.

Born in Wilmington, DE on June 17, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Martha (Kwiatkowski) Cousineau. Dorothy worked as a secretary at DuPont Co. for many years.

Dorothy took great delight in the opportunity to travel and explore new places. She and her husband, Edward lived around the world in various countries over the years. She enjoyed hosting her family and friends for holidays and parties. Dorothy loved to dance and was always the first person out on the floor.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Ryan; and brothers, John Cousineau and Edward Cousineau. She is survived by her brother, Thomas Joseph Cousineau (Eileen); niece, Joanne Triance; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

A committal service will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, July 12, 2023, in the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dorothy’s memory to Modern Maturity Center, 1121 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE 19904.


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