OBITUARY: Phyllis Ann (Ryan) Amaro, 81

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Phyllis Ann (Ryan) Amaro, age 81, a life-long resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on July 15, 2021. Phyllis was the beloved wife of John R. Amaro, devoted mother of Robin Gearty & her husband Bob of Wilmington, the late Denise Amaro and Cherylann Arvanitis & her husband Peter of Epsom, NH. Loving “Grammy” of Lea Gearty, Johnny Gearty, the late Elise Gearty, Mariel Gearty & her husband Chris Colosimo, Katherine Arvanitis and Christopher Arvanitis. Cherished daughter of the late Paul T. and Alice T. (O’Brien) Ryan, dear sister of the late Paul Ryan. Phyllis was a special sister-in-law to the late Rosa Sadowski & her husband Edward and Dolores Silva & her late husband George all of Wilmington.

Family and friends will gather for Visiting Hours at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Wednesday, July 21 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, July 22nd at 10:00 a.m. in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St. (Rte. 38) Wilmington followed by interment in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Phyllis’ memory to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan St, Suite B-102, Danvers MA 01923.

Phyllis Ann Amaro

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