Willie A. Ryhal, age 67, of Rutledge Rd., S. Pymatuning Twp., Greenville, passed away Sunday morning, December 18, 2022 in UPMC Horizon Farrell after an extended illness.

She was born in Grenville on January 2, 1955 to Earvin and Harriett (Gill) Payne. Willie was a 1972 graduate of Conneaut Lake High School and had been employed for twenty-five years by Sharon Regional Home Health. She was of the Protestant Faith and she enjoyed reading about dogs, gardening, water skiing, Jeep off-roading and most of all, taking care of her family.

On February 14, 1973 she married James W. Ryhal, he survives. Also surviving are her children; Heidi L. Malloy of Pittsburgh and James W. Ryhal, Jr. of Huntington Beach, CA, a sister; Elma Strong of N. Myrtle Beach, SC, two brothers; Donald Payne of Meadville and Ronald Payne of Hadley and one grandchild; Tiffany Malloy. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister; Doris Payne and a son-in-law; Kenneth Malloy.

All services will be private. Burial will be in Rocky Glen Cemetery, Adamsville. Memorial contributions may be made to Strayhaven Animal Shelter, 94 Donation Rd., Greenville, PA 16125 or to the Greenville Salvation Army, 288 Main St., Greenville, PA 16125.



  1. Willa Cotten, BSN Willa Cotten, BSN
    December 20, 2022    

    So sorry for your loss. My sincerest condolences.

  2. Leighanne B Leighanne B
    December 20, 2022    

    I am so sorry for your loss. I previously worked with Willie at Sharon Regional Home Health. She was a great person. ❤️

  3. Eileen Myers Eileen Myers
    December 20, 2022    

    I am so sorry for your loss. I know she will be missed.

  4. Kristina G. Kristina G.
    December 20, 2022    

    My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grieving. May she rest in peace.

  5. Tina Marie Pellis Tina Marie Pellis
    December 20, 2022    

    Jim I am so sorry to hear that Willie is no longer with youshe was always very kind to me when I worked with her as were you when I visited you at your home. I pray for God’s peace to rest upon you and your family

  6. Kathy Bobbie Kathy Bobbie
    December 20, 2022    

    My deepest sympathy! My prayers are with you and yours!

  7. Franny and Devon Gearhart Franny and Devon Gearhart
    December 20, 2022    

    My deepest sympathy. My prayers are with you and your family. She will be miss.

  8. Mike Ashcraft Mike Ashcraft
    December 20, 2022    

    Rest in peace.
    Condolences to the entire family.

  9. Michele Benic Michele Benic
    December 20, 2022    

    Sincere condolences and prayers to you and your family Jim. Heaven definitely gained an angel. Willie had a beautiful and kind soul. God Bless

  10. Tami Rose Lenhard Tami Rose Lenhard
    December 21, 2022    

    My deepest sympathy to all who knew and loved Willie. I worked with her for a number of years at Sharon Regional Home Health. She always kept me in line. May she rest peacefully.

  11. Mollie ` Lyon Mollie ` Lyon
    December 21, 2022    

    I worked with Willie at Sharon Regional Home Health. She always had our backs. My prayers to the family.

  12. Reagan Macri Reagan Macri
    December 21, 2022    

    God bless all of you. Willie was one of the kindest, loving and beautiful woman I have ever met.
    I am so very sorry for your loss and you are all in my thoughts and prayers. She loved you all and spoke of you often.
    She will be missed by so many who loved her and thought so highly of her.

  13. Deanna Peters Deanna Peters
    December 22, 2022    

    So hard to lose Family during holidays. Blessed are her memories she leaves with you

  14. Gregory G Greenlee Gregory G Greenlee
    December 22, 2022    

    My deepest sympathy.. May my prayers of comfort goes out to all of Willie’s family and friends as they celebrate her life.

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