Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Mary Elizabeth Ryan, "Betty"

Passed away on July 27, 2019

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Ryan (nee Diggins), age 97.  Late of Whiting, Indiana formerly of the East Side, passed away on July 27, 2019.  Betty was born and raised in Boston, MA.  Beloved wife of the late Hugh.  Devoted mother of Thomas and the late James (Linda) Ryan.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins. Betty was a member of St. Francis de Sales Church for 70 years. She was a dear friend to many and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.  Visitation Tuesday, July 30, 2019  2-8 pm.  Funeral Services Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 9:30 am from the Elmwood Chapel 11200 S. Ewing Ave. Chicago to Church of the Annunciata.  Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.  For more information 773-731-2749 or www.elmwoodchapel.com


Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 9:30 am

Funeral Mass:
Church of the Annunciata
11128 S. Avenue G
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 10:00 am

Holy Cross Cemetery
801 Michigan City Road
Calumet City, Illinois 60649

Visitation Location

East Side
11200 S. Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 731-2749


Visitation Information

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm

"So sorry for your loss.I still remember delivering your paper on the east side.Tom please remember that i will keep you and your family in my prayers."
- Robert Sailer
July 29, 2019 1:17 pm

"So sorry Tom, your mom will always be special in our hearts. I always loved when she would give the kids cookies and birthday cards. Aunty Betty never forgot them she made them feel special. Our thoughts and prayers our with you ❤🙏❤🙏"
- William and Denise Ryan
July 29, 2019 8:35 pm

Candles Lit
"RIP sweet Betty. You will be missed."
- Rosemary LaScola
July 29, 2019 7:36 pm