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Sharon Ann (Burke) Ryder
July 7, 1950 ~ June 5, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Sharon Ann Burke-Ryder 72, Died peacefully on June 5, 2023 at Springbrook Center after a short battle with cancer. Sharon was the wife of the late Craig W. Ryder.
Born in Quincy, MA on July 7,1950. Was the daughter of the late Hoyle J. Burke and Mary A. Burke. She attended school at St. Joseph's in Quincy where she was in the bag pipe band. Sharon graduated from Abington High School. She started working at her parent's restaurant in South Boston. She was a bartender for many years. Moved to Las Vegas, spent many years there and worked at Sam's Town Casino. After that she spent the rest of her life working in the restaurant business with her family. She was known as the "pasta queen".
In her free time. Sharon enjoyed camping with her siblings, going to Ogunquit with her late husband, road trips with her daughter, watching T.V. and was an avid red sox fan. Above all she cherished time spent with her family and friends including her children, grandchildren, and a dog lover. She will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her daughter Alexa Ryder and her significant other Christopher Levesque of New Hampshire. Her late son Justin Ryder, her 3 grandchildren Maya Ryder, Owen Keough and Bryson Ryder. Her siblings, James Burke and his wife Joanie Wilson of Plymouth, Frances DiBlasi and husband Phil DiBlasi of Florida, Steven Burke of Easton, and Michael Burke of Abington. As well as many cousins.
Visitation will be held at the Quealy & Son Funeral Home, 116 Adams Street, Abington on Friday June 16 from 5 to 7pm, followed by a funeral service at 7pm.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in memory of Sharon to Dana-Faber Cancer and Research Institute. https://www.dana-farber.org/