Ryland- Annabelle Margaret “Ann” of St. Thomas, passed away on Monday, June 11th, 2012, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late Ivan Wray Ryland (Jan. 2006) and dearly loved mother of Douglas Ryland of St. Thomas, Nancy and her husband Paul Caldwell of Port Stanley, Linda and her husband Gary Stafford of St. Thomas, Judy Heil of St. Thomas, Rosemary and her husband George McKenzie of Mission, B.C., Kathleen and her husband Russ Weitzel of Richmond, B.C. and Barbara Ryland St. Thomas. Sadly missed 10 grandchildren, a number of great grandchildren and one expected. Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 2 sisters Alice Kinsman and Jessie Poljansek. Ann was born in Lawrence Station on October 11, 1931, the daughter of the late Douglas and Frances (Dennis) McLellan. She has lived most of her life in this area. Ann was retired from Thermodisc and also worked at Singer Controls and Essex Wire. She was a member of First United Church.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Monday at 11:00am. Interment to follow in Union Cemetery. Visitation Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.