Helen V. Ryder,
103, of Pawtucket, died Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Memorial Hospital. Born in Fall River, MA, she was a daughter of the late Austin J. and Ellen A. (Hopkins) Ryder.
Miss Ryder was employed as a quality control inspector for Moore Fabrics until her retirement in 1973. She was a Coast Guard Veteran of World War II and a member of the Waves National Ocean State #118.
Miss Ryder is survived by 11 nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late John P. Ryder, Mary A. Ryder, Rita Wahl and Catherine Booth.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:30 am in the Chapel of Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main St., Pawtucket. Burial with Military Honors will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket. Calling hours are Sunday from 4-8 pm at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Helen's memory to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 964 Main St., Pawtucket, RI 02860 would be appreciated.
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