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Norma J. (Hartley) Ryan

Norma J. (Hartley) Ryan, age 88, of Sandusky, passed away Sunday evening, June 25, 2023, in her residence following a lengthy illness.

She was born December 11, 1934, in Sandusky, and graduated from Margaretta High School.

She retired from Decko Products, Sandusky. Norma was a member of the Firelands Tractor Club and she enjoyed reading, knitting, watching the Golden Girls on TV, and spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by three daughters Barb (Sam) Glorioso, Denise (Lynn) Lachner, and Doris Ryan; six grandchildren Penny Baker, Deanna (Shawn) Busch, Sammy Glorioso, Carmine Glorioso, Erika (Anthony) Palmison, and Aimee (Jacob Wiley) Smith, 14 great grandchildren Cesily (Cody) Curry, Travis Lauer, Connor Grosjean, Aubre Palmison, Emma Palmison, Mercedes Glorioso, Ricky Glorioso, Sammy Glorioso III, Antanette Glorioso, Anthony Glorioso, Antonio Glorioso, Atlas Wiley, Forrest Wiley, and Delilah Wiley; three great-great grandchildren Zyin and Rook Curry, and Layton Glorioso; and several nieces and nephews.

Norma was preceded in death by her husband Richard Ryan; parents Wilson and Emily (Aarnt) Hartley; infant daughter Tamera Ryan; two sisters Betty Weyer and Ilene Hinkle; and brother Jim Hartley.

There will be no services and cremation will take place. Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service, Castalia, is in charge of the arrangements.

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