On December 28, 2008, HELEN L. RYS (nee Davis); beloved wife of the late Godfrey E. Rys, Sr.; mother of Godfrey E. Rys, Jr. and Betty E. Oglesby; grandmother of James L. Martinko, Godfrey E. Rys, III and James R.M. Rys; great-grandmother of Jordan, Jenna and Jillian Martinko and Katie Rys; sister of Ruth Boyle and the late Jeanette Slayton, Betty Richardson and Charles, Richard, and James Davis. The viewing will be held on Friday January 2, 9 A.M. to 11:30 with funeral service to follow at the Howell Funeral Home, 3331 Brehms Lane. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 6 Herndon Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21403. Inquiries 410-485-3500.