Martha A. "Marti" Ryan, 72, of 111 Sequoia Drive, Mercer, passed away the afternoon of Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh after an extended illness.
Marti was born in New Castle on July 20, 1944, to C. Dale and Olga Smolnik Natcher.
She married W. Sam Ryan on June 18, 1965.
Mrs. Ryan is survived by her husband at the residence; a son, Mike (Pam) Ryan of Boardman, Ohio; a daughter, Deborah (James) Hauck of Greenville; two sisters, Carolyn Natcher and Dorothy (Russell) Perkins, both of New Castle; a brother, Jack (Lanny) Natcher of New Castle; and four grandchildren, Shelby Ryan, J.J. Hauck, Aaron Ryan and Kristen Hauck.
Mrs. Ryan was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Betty Natcher; and a brother, Robert Natcher.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Cunningham Funeral Home Inc., 144 S. Pitt St., Mercer, PA 16137, with Pastor Dave Bell of First United Brethren Church, New Castle, officiating.
Published on  June 4, 2017