Nancy M. Ryder, 79, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Monday, December 24, 2018 at her home.
She was born August 18, 1939 and was the loving daughter of the late Penrose and Ruth (Eberly) Ryder.
Nancy had her doctorate in education and was a teacher in the Harrisburg schools. She was a member of the Eastern Star for many years. She spent her summers in Cape Cod and enjoyed her time there.
In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by two sisters, June Trenn, and Ruth N. Ryder; and brother, Buck Ryder.
Nancy is survived by her son James Wright and his wife Wendi of Harrisburg; brother, Jack Ryder and his wife Eileen; and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life is being planned by the family.
The family has trusted the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown with the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent online at www.matincheklfuneralhome.com.