ISLAND FALLS – Florence Ryan, 81, died Aug.15, 2005, at Houlton. She was born Jan. 24, 1924, in Island Falls, the daughter of Leo and Mildred (Berry) Springer. She enjoyed snowmobiling with her friends, golfing, and bridge. She was a past-president of St. Agnes Sodality and past-treasurer of Katahdin Public Library. She is survived by five children, Edward L. Ryan Jr. of Gainesville, Fla., Ronald and his wife, Donna Ryan, of Bangor, David and his wife, Jennifer Ryan, of Westbrook, Stephen and his wife, Diane Ryan, of Levant, and Anita and her husband, Fred, of Island Falls; 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; one sister, Carolyn and her husband, Albert Jerome, of Enfield, Conn. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Edward Sr.; one brother, Arnold Springer; and two sisters, Ruth Thorne and Joyce Reed. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Islands Falls, with Fr. Roger Cyr, celebrant. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Katahdin Public Library, or the St. Agnes Catholic Church, care of Bowers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 579, Houlton ME 04730.