Groveland — Margaret P. (Lawler) Ryan, 93 of Groveland and longtime Bradford resident died on Friday, June 21, at her residence.
She was born in Haverhill, October 10, 1918 daughter of the late John B. and Alice F. (Peavey) Lawler.
She was the wife of the late Daniel J. Ryan, who died in 1984 and her survivors include a son, Dan Ryan and his wife Mary Meier Ryan and their son J. Allen M. Ryan of Menlo Park, CA, two stepdaughters, Elizabeth Montouri and her husband Laurence of Lunenburg, Ellen Smith and her husband Robert of Vero Beach, FL, a son-in-law, Richard Robertson of Bow, NH, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mrs. Ryan was the stepmother of the late Nancy Robertson and sister of the late Katherine Ralston.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of her life on Friday, July 27th, at the Haverhill Country Club, 58 Brickett Lane, Haverhill from 3-6 pm. Private graveside services were held on Saturday, June 23, 2012 in St. James Cemetery, Haverhill. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill & Bradford. Contributions in her memory may be made to Zen Hospice Project, 273 Page St., San Francisco, CA, 94102. To view her complete obituary or to send a condolence to her family, please visit