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Anna E. "Anneliese" (Lenyuk) Ryden

May 25, 1940 ~ January 30, 2021 (age 80)


Anna E. “Anneliese” Ryden

Beloved Mother, Grandmother and Sister, 80



Mrs. Anna E. “Anneliese” (nee Lenyuk) Ryden, 80, of Nutley, NJ, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Passaic.  Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Friday, February 5 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  There will be a funeral service celebrated at the funeral home on Saturday, February 6 at 10:00 a.m., Pastor Pam Bakal officiating.  The interment will be at Cresthaven Cemetery, Clifton.


Anna was born in Neheim-Huston, Germany in 1940, emigrated to the United States in 1951 through Ellis Island, and resided briefly in Matamoras, PA before moving to Nutley in 1952.  She married Richard R. Ryden in 1957. They were married for 53 years before his passing in 2010.  Anna enjoyed being a part of the Nutley Golden Age Club, and the Friday Senior Club.  She loved music, reading and crossword puzzles. Anna was a true animal lover and rescued many pets throughout her life.  


She is survived by her beloved children Andrew W. Ryden, Robert J. Ryden, Richard C. Ryden and Lisa Ryden Paccio and her husband Kurt; her cherished grandchildren Kayleigh Paccio , Kyle Paccio and Lianna Paccio; her loving sister Diane Goodsell; and her dear brother-in-law Bob Goodsell.  She is also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews.


Anna is predeceased by her husband Richard R. Ryden (2010), her mother Theresia-Thea Lenyuk, and her mother-in-law Charlotte Anderberg Ryden.


In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a local animal shelter in her memory.  




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February 5, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Funeral Service
February 6, 2021

10:00 AM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

February 6, 2021

11:15 AM
Cresthaven Cemetery
Passaic Avenue & Allwood Road
Clifton, NJ 07012

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