Marilyn G. Ryan, of North Chelmsford, MA

1941 - 2021


July 23, 2021
4-7 P.M.
Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St., No. Chelmsford, MA. 01863


July 24, 2021
11 A.M.
St. John’s Church, North Chelmsford, MA

Marilyn G. Ryan, of North Chelmsford, MA, passed away on Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA.
She was the beloved wife of Howard F. Ryan, and would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary together on December 10th, 2021.
Born in Cambridge, MA, she was the daughter of the late Evariste H. Metivier and Gertrude (Hawkes) Metivier Tobin. She graduated from Arlington High School with the class of 1959. Marilyn retired from the Chelmsford Public Schools in the Administrative Offices in 2010. She was a communicant of St. John’s Church in No. Chelmsford, MA.
Marilyn enjoyed shopping, going to the beach, car shows, Disney World, solving crossword puzzles, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Robin Milotte and her husband, Roger of North Chelmsford; her four grandchildren: Sean Milotte and his wife, Nicole of Chelmsford MA, Cara Bullock and her husband,  Jonathan of Chelmsford, MA, Alyssa Milotte of Los Angeles, CA, and Victoria Milotte of North Chelmsford, MA; her great-granddaughters: Lily, Nora, Lucy, and Shea; and her sisters: Mary Browne and her husband, Kenneth of Sturbridge, MA, B. Christine Kusser of Bradford, MA, the late Kathryn Webber, and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours are Friday, July 23, 2021 from 4-7 P.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 Middlesex Street, CHELMSFORD, with a Mass on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11 A.M. at St. John’s Church, North Chelmsford, MA. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made out to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Ste. 6, Waltham, MA 02451. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

5 Condolences for Marilyn G. Ryan, of North Chelmsford, MA

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    Richard Adams


    Howie,Robin and Roger our deepest condolences
    Kerry and Richie

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    Donna & Mike McTeague


    Our condolence to Howie and your Family.
    Donna & Mike

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    Terrey Dumont


    My sincerest sympathy to you, Howie, and to Robin and your family. It has been many years since I have seen Marilyn, but I have very fond memories of the years we worked together at the Chelmsford Supt.’s Office. We had some good times and memories until I moved to Colorado in 1984. Please accept my condolences given with a heavy heart for the loss of someone so vibrant and full of life.

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    Bruce & Maria Karafelis


    To Howie and family, we are so very sorry for loss.

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    Howie. So sorry for your loss of Marilyn. I have fond memories of us going out to dinner. So long ago but they were good times. My best to you and your family..God Bless Pat (Oczkowski) Roe

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