Geraldine M. Ryan, 72, of Yarmouth, formerly of Newton, died on January 18, 2016 at Epoch of Brewster.
Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Eleanor (Roche) Ryan.
Geraldine was educated at Trinity College, in Washington, DC where she earned a BA in History and German and also attended Cambridge College.
She opened a small individual and group therapy practice on Cape Cod, where she co-facilitated a support group for the National Alliance for the mentally ill.
Geraldine enjoyed reading, playing the piano, singing in a Barbershop Chorus as well as the Victrola Society of Cape Cod and spending time with family.
She is survived by her son, Joseph Weinberg and his wife Erica of Marstons Mills, her brother Thomas J. Ryan of Needham and her nieces Erin A. Forristall of Amherst, NH and Abby E. Ryan of Waltham. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Nicholas, Trevor, Grace, Autmn and Olivia.
Visiting hours will be held from 4 to7 pm on Thursday, January 21st at John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Road, Marstons Mills. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am on Friday at Our Lady of Victory Church, 230 So. Main Street, Centerville. Burial will follow in Marstons Mills Cemetery.