Student, New York University, 1951. Student, Queens College, 1958—1961.
Private piano teacher, Brooklyn, 1948—1962, Bowie, Maryland, since 1972.
President Whitehall Parent-Teachers Association, Bowie, 1975—1977. Leader Girl Scouts United States of America, Boys Scouts American, 1970—1980. Election judge Republican Party, Bowie, 1992—2002.
Member of Bowie Music Teachers (president 1992-1994), Maryland State Music Teachers (chairman theory 1995, chairman spring festival 1995-1997, chairman theory 2002, 2004), Kenilworth Women's Club (president).
Married Joel Kenneth Ryan, October 21, 1961 (deceased ). Children: Vanessa, Joel Bradley, Darrell.