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Mary "Marie" (nee Ryan) Lamb

Obituary for Mary "Marie" (nee Ryan) Lamb

July 22, 2017


Mary "Marie" Lamb, (nee Ryan), passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the age of 86. She was the beloved wife of William P. Lamb; loving mother of Teresa (John) Yankanich, Patricia Welch, Kathleen (Don) Finello, and Margaret (Dave) Usher; cherished grandmother of 6: John, Teresa, Michael, Lauren, Eric and Erin. Marie is also survived by her sister, Bettyann Shea.

Marie was a devoted Catholic who was raised in Resurrection of Our Lord Church Parish in the Rhawnhurst section of Northeast Philadelphia. Marie went to Resurrection elementary school and Saint Hubert's Catholic High School for Girls.

Family was very important to Marie. Growing up as the oldest of six children, she was dedicated to her siblings and cared for her parents later in their lives. On November 11, 1962, Marie and William Lamb were married and began a 54 year lifetime of love and devotion to each other. Together they raised four daughters. Marie was a loving and devoted Mom Mom who frequently helped in the daily care of her six grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to Marie's Life Celebration on Friday. July 28, 2017 beginning at 9AM, followed by her Funeral Mass, 10:30AM, at St. Katherine of Siena Church, 9700 Frankford Avenue, Phila., Interment to immediately follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

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Philadelphia, PA 19154
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